Labor

Tesla Workers Announced a Union Drive. The Next Day They Were Fired.
More than 30 workers at a Tesla facility in New York were fired after going public with a union campaign. It’s the latest in a long line of alleged labor abuses by CEO Elon Musk.
Jeff Schuhrke
Your Smartphone Has a Human Cost
Cobalt Red examines the tech-fueled "modern-day slavery" in the Congo
Siddharth Kara
The Case for Nationalizing the Railroads
Workers say now is the time to do the impossible.
Kari Lydersen
To Prevent Future Rail Tragedies, We Need to Nationalize the Rail System
“Corporate greed [is] turning railroads into banks to extract billions and billions of dollars from what should be critical infrastructure.”
Sarah Lazare
Game Workers Are About To Take On The Biggest Boss Fight Of All
Long hours, stagnant wages: a look at the landslide of union interest across the industry.
Stephen Franklin
Employers Steal Up to $50 Billion From Workers Every Year. It’s Time to Reclaim It.
A recent victory over wage theft shows what workers everywhere need to claw back their stolen pay—support, resources and enforcement.
Mindy Isser
This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Look to Marxists to Reimagine Love, Romance and Sex
It's not you, it's capitalism.
Sarah Jaffe
A worker at a Union Pacific Intermodal Terminal rail yard.
Where Do Railroad Workers Go from Here?
Four railroad workers discuss Congress’s handling of the rail contract dispute, and how Wall Street’s destruction of the freight rail system is only going to get worse for workers, shippers, and all of us.
Maximillian Alvarez
How to Stop AI From Eating Journalism
Ethical standards can also save a lot of human jobs.
Hamilton Nolan
SEIU Local 1 Lays off 10 Staffers Amid Allegations That Dues Remain Uncollected
The union, which lost members during Covid, is scaling back at a time when many are calling for big investments in organizing.
Teddy Ostrow
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