Tribune Publishing Shareholders Let Everyone Down

By Jon Schleuss, The Newsguild. -

Thousands of NewsGuild-CWA members, myself included, were upset by Tribune Publishing’s announcement today that shareholders approved the company’s takeover by Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund [...]

Food Delivery Workers Protest For Better Work Conditions

By Luke Fortney, New York Eater. -

New York City - Deliveristas Unidos, a growing group of food delivery workers in New York City, is now working with the city’s largest union of service workers, representatives with SEIU Local [...]

A Worldwide Workers’ Revolt Against Amazon Has Begun

By Luis Feliz Leon, In These Times. -

The union drive at Amazon’s 885,000-square-foot warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, failed. But the historic campaign nabbed global headlines and added fuel to ongoing workers’ revolts across [...]

One-Click Shopping Has Brought American Workers To The Brink

By Andru Okun, In These Times. -

A historic union drive at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama officially came to a close on Monday. Now comes the tallying of votes. The election represents the first large-scale effort to [...]

The Many Burdens Of Women’s Work

By Chelsea Nash, -

My younger sister, 18, is in her first year of college studying marine navigation. She sees herself travelling the world one day, the captain of a cruise ship or similarly large [...]

Amazon Hires Off-Duty Cops To Harass Workers, The Press, And Supporters

By Madeleine Freeman, Left Voice. -

We came down from New York City to cover the historic struggle of Amazon workers to form a union and to amplify the stories of the nearly 6,000 workers who are putting their livelihoods on the [...]

The Amazon Union Vote Is Ending In Bessemer

By Luis Feliz Leon, The New Republic. -

The Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, is 885,000 square feet of shiny new construction. Signs painted on the windows in bursts of green, red, yellow greet workers at the main entrance with [...]

Teamsters Spent Seven Years Fighting For Their Pensions

By Jeff Bollier, Green Bay Gazette. -

Green Bay, WI - For the first time in seven years, thousands of Wisconsin Teamsters don't have to worry about their pensions being cut in half.   The American Rescue Plan, which President Joe [...]

Support Keeps Building For #BAmazon Union Drive

By Martha Grevatt, -

Some three dozen organizations loaned their names to a letter urging President Joe Biden to come out on the side of the Amazon workers fighting for a union. Biden had angered unionists and [...]

February 20: Day Of Action In Solidarity With Alabama Amazon Workers

By Support Alabama Amazon Workers, Popular Resistance. -

From Mississippi to Connecticut, North Carolina to California, workers, labor and community activists have resoundingly responded to the call for a National Day of Solidarity with Alabama Amazon [...]

Florida Teachers Face Setback In Fight For Safe Schools

By Ari Odzer, NBC Miami. -

The Broward Teachers Union’s fight to secure work-from-home orders for about 1,100 teachers seems to have ended with an arbitrator’s decision. The BTU filed a lawsuit against Broward County [...]

Game Writers Made History By Going On Strike — And Winning

By Nicole Carpenter, Polygon. -

Twenty-one writers who were contractors that create scripts for the mobile app Lovestruck: Choose Your Romance went on strike on July 15 — a move nearly unheard of in the video game industry. [...]

Largest Private-Sector Strike Of The Year Is Headed For Union Victory

By Jeremy Gantz, In These Times. -

Bath, Maine - It’s no coin­ci­dence that the first strike in 20 years at Bath Iron Works (BIW) began months into the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic. While Maine has one of the low­est Covid trans­mis­sion [...]

Child Care Workers Now Have A Huge New Union

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

A 17-year organizing campaign in California culminated this week in the successful unionization of 45,000 child care providers—the largest single union election America has seen in years. The [...]

Maine Shipbuilders Bring The Hammer Down To Reject Concessions

By Andy O'Brien, Labor Notes. -

More than 4,300 shipbuilders at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, are entering the sixth week of the largest private sector strike in the U.S. this year. It wasn’t assured that the [...]

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