Labor

Starbucks Union Workers Have a Holiday Wish: Don’t Buy Starbucks Gift Cards
To mark the anniversary of the Starbucks union movement, workers are holding rallies in 10 cities—and asking customers to publicly show their support.
Saurav Sarkar
UAW Reformers Win a Historic Victory. What Comes Next?
"Get ready to negotiate with a UAW where the membership is back in charge."
Jane Slaughter
Why Is ‘Pro-Union’ President Biden Pushing a Labor Deal That Rail Workers Rejected?
While the Biden administration is seeking to avert a strike by backing a contract over union objections, Bernie Sanders and other progressives made a last-ditch effort to win guaranteed paid sick leave.
Jeff Schuhrke
Britain May Be Headed Toward a "De Facto General Strike"
Unions representing British postal, rail, education and communication workers are rediscovering the workplace as a battleground.
Marcus Barnett
U.S. Rail Workers Are Poised to Begin a National Strike Next Week
After rejecting an agreement brokered by the White House, railroad workers could walk off the job ahead of the busy holiday season.
Jeff Schuhrke
This World Cup Is Brought to You By Abused Migrant Workers
Reports of widespread labor exploitation and safety hazards cast a dark shadow over the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Saurav Sarkar
The “Labor Shortage” Is Being Used as a Pretext to Harm Workers
Lawmakers and bosses are citing a supposed lack of workers as justification for a suite of reactionary policies aimed at further squeezing the working class.
Sarah Lazare
“Come To The Table, Cowards”: Starbucks Workers’ First National Strike
We spoke to strikers in Boston, New York, Chicago, and Pittsburgh about their fight to bring the multi-billion dollar company to the bargaining table.
Meggie Gates, Eloise Goldsmith and Rohan Montgomery
How the Pandemic Changed the Landscape of U.S. Labor Organizing
By banding together to demand justice on the job, essential workers paved the way for a resurgence of labor unrest—and showed how to create a crisis for capitalism.
Jamie K. McCallum
How to Fix the Pathetic Florida Democratic Party
To reverse their dismal midterm election performance, Florida Democrats need to embrace working people, the environment and Unite Here.
Hamilton Nolan
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