Labor

Sanitation Workers Win Raise After Going on Strike—With Community Support
"This contract isn’t everything we believe we deserve, but it’s enough to go back to work and go back to taking care of our communities.”
James Stout
The Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn't Create Nearly as Many Jobs as it Says It Does
The industry is wildly fudging the numbers to make itself look like a major job creator. We shouldn’t be fooled.
Wenonah Hauter
1 in 4 Temp Workers Reports Wage Theft, New Survey Finds
In an industry plagued with poverty pay, job insecurity and deceptive recruitment practices, temp workers have scant protections.
Amy Qin
A Landmark Bill Would Outlaw Bosses Cutting off Healthcare to Striking Workers
Employers regularly eliminate healthcare benefits as a strike-breaking tactic. A bill just introduced in Congress seeks to finally end this practice.
Indigo Olivier
The Supreme Court Has Long Been Anti-Worker. This Is Biden’s Chance to Change That. 
To fulfill his promise of being a “pro-union president,” Biden should choose a justice who has shown a commitment to defending workers’ rights.
Moshe Z. Marvit
A U.S. Court Just Intervened to Stop 17,000 Railroad Workers From Going On Strike
A conversation with Jeff Kurtz, a railway engineer and union member for 40 years.
Maximillian Alvarez
In a Single Year, $1.78 Trillion Was Taken From the Working Class
The wealth workers should have received, had wages kept up with productivity, was instead given to shareholders.
Colleen Boyle and Eric Dirnbach
Indigenous Farmworkers Can Show How to Heal Our Burning Planet
Grape harvesters share traditional ecological knowledge to right our relationship with the land—and each other.
Brooke Anderson
South Korea Will See a Massive Labor Uprising on January 15
Workers, farmers and the urban poor, battered by the pandemic, are demanding labor protections and structural reforms.
Minju Bae
Happy Birthday Jeff Bezos, You Bum
A cold, angry party for an absent billionaire.
Hamilton Nolan
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