Labor

This Crisis Makes Clear: We Need a Four-Day Work Week, Now
A shorter work week could help create a more thriving society. But to work it must be equitable.
Anna Bianca Roach
The Nightmare Facing the Poor and Working Class If There’s Not Another Stimulus
With time running out and Republicans balking at more Covid relief, U.S. workers are facing a future of financial misery.
Jeff Schuhrke
California's Prop 22 Would Be a Disaster for Workers Everywhere
A conversation with Veena Dubal, professor of law at University of California-Hastings
Maximillian Alvarez
How Unions Can Bridge the Gap Between Climate and Labor Movements
The unionization of environmental organizations is changing the climate justice movement for the better. Here's how.
Mindy Isser
This Amazon Grocery Runner Has Risked Her Job to Fight for Better Safety Measures
Courtenay Brown knows she could be on the streets if she loses her job at an Amazon Fresh unit. She’s speaking out about scant Covid-19 safety measures and lack of workplace benefits anyway.
Michelle Chen and Molly Crabapple
A Bunch of Union Organizers Explain What's Wrong with Unions
We asked the real experts about the gap between public enthusiasm for unions and the lack of actual union members.
Hamilton Nolan
Amazon Expects Its Employees to Operate Like Fast-Moving Machines. This Amazon Picker Is Fighting Back.
Inspired by his father and grandfather, Sean Carlisle is organizing to win stronger safety measures for his fellow workers.
Michelle Chen and Molly Crabapple
The Amazon Delivery Service Worker Who’d Finally Seen Enough
As a driver for an Amazon subcontractor, Frank Chavez encountered unsanitary conditions—including bottles of his coworkers’ urine. Now he’s standing up for his rights.
Michelle Chen and Molly Crabapple
Meet the Warehouse Worker Who Took On Amazon Over Inhumane Conditions and Harassment
Hibaq Mohamed organized her community in a fight against Amazon, protesting working conditions at a fulfillment center with one of the highest rates of injury.
Michelle Chen and Molly Crabapple
Is the Conservative Case for Organized Labor an Oxymoron?
An interview with Oren Cass about the ideas behind his “Conservative Future for the American Labor Movement.”
Hamilton Nolan
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