Labor

The $15 Minimum Wage Won in Florida, But Biden Didn't. Here's Why.
Activists say the key was actually talking about working-class issues.
McKenna Schueler
Meatpacking Workers Say Attendance Policies Force Them to Work With Covid-19 Symptoms
As the pandemic rages, punitive attendance policies at corporate meat plants coerce sick workers into showing up, according to activists, experts and the workers themselves.
Heather Schlitz
Bernie Sanders Is Actively Running for Labor Secretary
Coy before the election, the Vermont Senator is now rallying support to join the Biden administration cabinet
Hamilton Nolan
It’s Time for the Democrats to Deliver for Workers. Fighting for the PRO Act Is the First Step.
With Joe Biden winning the presidency, the Democratic Party needs to come through for working people by passing legislation to dramatically expand labor rights across the United States.
Jim Williams
"We Won’t Let Him": Unions Nationwide Are Planning a General Strike If Trump Tries to Steal the Election
President Trump has signaled he’s ready to declare victory before all the votes are counted. These unions are saying "hell no"—by planning massive workplace actions.
Jeff Schuhrke
The Brazilian Caregivers Facing Longer Hours, Lower Pay and Compulsory Quarantine
How the pandemic is worsening conditions for the workers who care for Brazil's elderly.
Isabela Dias and Barbara Barcia
Our Politicians in Alabama Are Scapegoating Immigrants, But Workers Shouldn't Be Fooled
Republicans are trying to deflect attention from their own dismal records.
Jacob Morrison
Trump and the Rotting Core of America
An interview with labor reporter Hamilton Nolan.
Maximillian Alvarez
How to Boost Unions’ Power? Sectoral Bargaining.
Industry-wide bargaining could decrease inequality and improve livelihoods for unionized workers.
In These Times Editors
How Can We Rebuild Working-Class Politics? Let’s Go to “Strike School.”
In an interview, longtime organizer Jane McAlevey explains how unions and the Left across the globe have the power to defeat the billionaires—if we engage in concerted, collective action.
Eric Blanc
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