Labor

France’s Pension Protests Are a Feminist Reckoning
As France heads into its eleventh general strike in three months, one thing is clear: this is not just a retirees' uprising.
Nina Pasquini
What Unionized Starbucks Workers Think of Howard Schultz’ Testimony to Bernie Sanders
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz was grilled over alleged union busting in front of a congressional committee this week. That's not something you normally see in Washington.
Saurav Sarkar
How Kathy Hochul Abandoned Home Care Workers
Hochul broke her promise, but home care advocates are still fighting to make sure New York "takes care of the people who take care of people."
Lily Meyersohn
There Is Power in a Pantry
Meet the women who nourished the longest strike in Alabama’s history.
Kim Kelly
Make One Big Higher Ed Union
Campus workers are organizing more than anyone else. It's time for them to unify.
Hamilton Nolan
“If They Strike, We Won’t Cross the Picket Line”: LA Teachers And Service Workers Unite
The school district's service workers announced plans to begin a three-day strike on Tuesday. The teachers union has their back.
Megan Giovannetti and Jasmin Joseph
IT'S OFFICIAL: Reformer Shawn Fain Wins the UAW Presidency, Talks Plans with Steven Greenhouse in Exclusive Interview
“We need to run contract campaigns where we engage the membership and go after their demands. We haven’t done this in my lifetime.”
Steven Greenhouse
A 4-Day Work Week Could Be Closer Than You Think
Both workers and employers prefer a shorter working week, according to results of a major new study. The next step is taking it mainstream.
Anna Coote
“A Fierce Devotion to Working People”: What People Are Saying About Alex Han
Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson, Linda Sarsour and others on our new executive director.
In These Times Editors
One Way To Protect the Queer Community? Unionize the Nightclubs
Workers at Chicago's Berlin nightclub look to unionize so they "can make people feel welcome, and loved" in a time of homophobic violence.
Lindsay Eanet
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