Working In These Times
“This Fight Is Global”: Workers Around the World Are Standing With Striking U.S. Autoworkers
From Brazil and Mexico to South Africa and Malaysia, international labor solidarity is aiding the UAW’s fight to reverse the global race to the bottom.
Record Profits, Paltry Contracts Fire Up Chicago-Area Autoworkers to Strike
"It's not fair that [CEOs are] bringing home these millions of dollars and have so many summer homes ... and we're living paycheck to paycheck."
Wisconsin Autoworkers Are Bundling Firewood for a Winter Picket Line
Called out on strike on Friday, GM workers in Hudson, Wis., are ready for the long haul.
The Autoworkers Strike Just Spread to Facilities Across the Country
On Friday, the walk out by UAW members expanded to 38 parts depots across 20 states.
Luis Feliz Leon and Lisa Xu
5 Things Unions Can Do To Defend Transgender Workers
Trans rights are workers’ rights.
Amy Livingston and Sarah Lazare
South Korea Declared War on Unions. Workers Are Fighting Back.
In the face of widespread repression, South Korean workers are rising up for fair pay and labor protections.
In Missouri, Autoworkers Are Fighting for the Future of the Industry
GM workers, out on their second strike in four years, are done with concessions.
UAW President Shawn Fain Sets Noon Friday Deadline for Companies to Meet Demands
Transcript: In a live speech Monday, Fain called on autoworkers to be ready to join the strike if they have to.
Workers in the South Aren’t Letting Anti-Labor Laws Stop Them From Organizing
From a recent work action in Durham, North Carolina to union drives at REI and academic institutions, workers are taking important steps to organize the South.
The Big 3 Want You To Think Striking Workers and the Climate Are at Odds. They’re Not.
Mainstream media coverage of the UAW strike has implied that workers’ demands stand in conflict with achieving climate goals. That’s BS.
Bernie Sanders to Big 3 CEOs: “It is time for you to end your greed.”
Transcript: In an explosive speech at a Detroit autoworker rally, Sanders railed against stock buybacks and called on CEOs to negotiate a fair contract.
UAW's "Element of Surprise" Strike Appears to Be Working
"We heard like everyone else at 10 p.m.," a Stellantis spokesperson says.
Sarah Lazare and Jeff Schuhrke
It's Official: Autoworkers Are on Strike
“If they don’t move on the union’s demands, more pain will be applied—but the companies won’t be able to predict where.”
Luis Feliz Leon and Jane Slaughter
Autoworkers Are Fighting for the Future of the Industry
Stagnant pay and hazardous conditions have driven autoworkers at the Big Three to organize.
"Keep the Companies Guessing": UAW "Stand-Up Strike," Explained
UAW President Shawn Fain says the union is ready to strike, using a new tactic that's a "historic first."
Exhausted, Injured and Angry: Autoworkers Have Had Enough
Record profits should mean record pay—but that's not how it's played out at the Big Three automakers. These Ford workers have had enough.
Here's What Striking Autoworkers Are Fighting For
The Big 3 automakers have made record profits in recent years. Now, union workers are calling for big raises, an end to tiers, a shorter work week and a just transition.
Why Did UPS Teamsters Vote Yes on the Deal?
A reporter got an intimate look at how contract discussions played out at one local.