Labor

Student Loans are a Burden for Black Educators. Cancel Them.
A conversation with Stacy Davis Gates, the vice president of the Chicago Teachers Union, about why canceling student debt is a labor issue.
Paige Oamek
The Amazon Union Campaign Won By Following the Lead of Workers
Amazon Labor Union shows us an essential ingredient of successful union campaigns: democratic autonomy.
Shaun Richman
How Workers Used Amazon's Captive Audience Meetings Against the Company
Workers flipped the script on the e-commerce giant by turning anti-union tactics into organizing opportunities.
Sarah Lazare
Amid Rolling Blackouts, Energy Workers Fight For Clean Public Power In South Africa
Can South Africa transition from a reliance on coal to clean power while maintaining jobs? The energy workers fighting for a just transition think so.
Casey Williams
The Real Scandal at the Oscars Was When Celebrities Crossed a Picket Line
Forget the Will Smith and Chris Rock altercation—hospitality workers got thrown under the bus when a host of Hollywood elites entered an Oscars night party at a hotel under union boycott.
Jeff Schuhrke
Why Workers Picketed the Southern Poverty Law Center
Employees and union activists say the civil rights organization mistreats its lowest-paid and most marginalized workers.
Maximillian Alvarez
How To Build Fierce and Worker-Centered Unions
A Q&A with an organizer about her new book and on building worker power through resilience.
Paige Oamek
Striking Workers Say Brooklyn Oil Terminal Is a Safety Disaster Waiting to Happen
United Metro Energy employees out on strike say that management replaced them with workers who weren’t certified to operate the terminal, increasing the risk of an oil spill.
Inci Sayki
Like a Moth to To a Flame, Workers Unite
The Triangle shirtwaist factory fire continues to inspire and motivate current labor movements 111 years later.
Daisy Pitkin
Howard University Faculty Win Tentative Agreement Just Hours Before Planned Strike
After nearly four years of bargaining with the university to get their first union contract, lecturers at Howard University narrowly avert a strike at the 11th hour.
Maximillian Alvarez
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