Working In These Times

The Movement to End At-Will Employment Is Getting Serious
Unlike much of the world, the U.S. doesn’t ensure “just cause” employment. This coalition in Illinois hopes to change that.
Jeff Schuhrke
McGraw Hill Rejects Calls to Stop Charging Its Freelancers a Fee in Order to Get Paid
Labor advocates say the practice is an "outrage," and fear that it will spread.
Hamilton Nolan
Citing Unfair Labor Practices, 1,300 Steelworkers Strike in Five States
United Steelworkers members claim Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is refusing to provide essential bargaining information.
C.M. Lewis
Get the Federal Government to Fund Union Organizing. Now.
The most obvious and brilliant idea to revive organized labor, fast.
Hamilton Nolan
New Hampshire Republicans Are Using Covid to Ram Through Right-to-Work Legislation
Lawmakers in the state have blocked the legislation for years, but a radicalized GOP appears bent on pushing it through.
C.M. Lewis
A Year in the Life of Safeway 1048
America says it respects front line workers. These grocery workers tell a different story.
Hamilton Nolan
The 'Trashman' Who Became an Influencer
Instagram sensation Terrill Haigler reflects on his newfound micro-celebrity and the crucial work of city sanitation departments.
Maximillian Alvarez
At a Major Education Company, Freelancers Must Now Pay a Fee In Order to Get Paid
McGraw Hill is clawing back 2.2% of every invoice, and a worker says it feels like "wage theft."
Hamilton Nolan
Unionize Goldman Sachs
It's not a joke. It's common sense.
Hamilton Nolan
Colectivo Could Soon Become the Largest Unionized Coffee Chain in the U.S.
Workers at the coffee chain are resisting an aggressive union-busting campaign in their fight to organize.
Alice Herman
Democrats Take the First Steps to Make Biden’s Infrastructure Bill a Climate Bill
The newly unveiled BUILD GREEN Infrastructure and Jobs Act would create good-paying union jobs while reducing carbon emissions and upgrading the country's crumbling infrastructure.
Kenny Stancil
Working People Have an Ally at the Department of Labor in Julie Su
President Joe Biden got it right with Su, a principled and practical leader committed to poor working families.
Neidi Dominguez
The Teamsters Hint at a Combative National Project to Organize Amazon
Fearing a threat to more than 100 years of worker gains, "This entire union is focused on dealing with Amazon."
Hamilton Nolan
Danny Glover Sees Centuries of Struggle in the Amazon Union Drive
The famed actor and civil rights activist examines what's at stake for Black workers in Bessemer, Alabama.
Maximillian Alvarez
The Filibuster Is a Labor Issue
The PRO Act will not pass unless we end the filibuster. Those two things are a package deal.
Hamilton Nolan
How the Democrats Blew the Last Big Labor Bill
Twelve years ago, Congress failed to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. Will the PRO Act meet the same fate?
In These Times Editors
There Are No Make or Break Moments In a Movement
It's a process, and it never ends.
Hamilton Nolan
An Alabama Amazon Worker's Case for Unionization
Jennifer Bates, an employee of the Bessemer fulfillment center, explains why the forthcoming vote is so monumental.
Maximillian Alvarez
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