Shipt Workers Organize Targeted Protest Over Pay Model

By Chris Mills Rodrigo, The Hill. -

Shipt workers, frustrated with the delivery company’s shift to a new, less transparent pay model, are set to strike this weekend before staging protests at both Shipt and Target’s corporate [...]

End Worker Surveillance

Today, workers are subjected to an unprecedented level of workplace surveillance and control. From voice monitoring to tracking applications, these systems are being introduced into workplaces [...]

Workers Tried To Blow The Whistle On COVID19 Hazards

By Dave Jamieson, Huff Post. -

As soon as the coronavirus pandemic began, workers across the country flooded federal and state offices with complaints that their employers weren’t protecting them from the health threat. The [...]

Amazon Expects Employees To Operate Like Fast-Moving Machines

By Michelle Chen and Molly Crabapple, In These Times. -

For Sean Carlisle (a pseu­do­nym) a 32-year-old grad­u­ate stu­dent and native of California’s Inland Empire, the last three years at his local Ama­zon ful­fill­ment cen­ter have been an [...]

Google Contractor Moving Work From Pittsburgh To Poland To Bust Union

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

Pittsburgh, PA -Today the NLRB charged Google Contractor HCL with moving work from Pittsburgh to Poland, citing that the move was a way to bust the newly formed Pittsburgh Association of Tech [...]

Over 44,000 Meatpackers Tested Positive For COVID19

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

According to a tracker maintained by the Food & Environment Reporting Network, more than 44,000 meatpackers have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 200 have died from it.  Now, a new [...]

Labor Unions File UN Complaint Over ‘Outrageous’ Violations Of Workers’ Rights

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

United States labor leaders representing workers in several trade unions on Wednesday filed a complaint with the United Nations' labor agency, making the case that under the Trump administration, [...]

The Way Forward For NYU Graduate Students

By International Youth and Students for Social Equality at New York University, WSWS.org. -

Since July, the Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC), which is affiliated with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union and has over 2,000 graduate workers as members at New York University, [...]

Choose Fairtrade: Choose The World You Want

By Fairtrade America. -

Washington — In honor of October as Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is launching a national campaign to generate broader awareness for how a simple action, like purchasing a Fairtrade [...]

Preempting Progress In The South

By Hunter Blair, David Cooper, Julia Wolfe, and Jaimie Worker, EPI. -

A new report from the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) at EPI and the Local Solutions Support Center (LSSC) describes the ways in which state interference—in the form of [...]

Restaurant Workers Are Building Solidarity Amid The Pandemic

By Alice Herman, In These Times. -

Boise, Idaho - It was rain­ing light­ly June 29 when Geo Eng­ber­son, own­er of the Pie Hole pizze­ria, con­vened an emer­gency staff meet­ing. He had intend­ed a quick con­fer­ence in the [...]

Six Reflections On The Abolitionist Strike At The University Of Michigan

Both within and outside of the frameworks of “permissive” bargaining, the desire and urgency to create a world centered around care cannot be granted by a university or union bureaucracy. [...]

Workers’ Rights In Globalised Industry

By Ben Chacko, Morning Star Online. -

The Covid-19 crisis and the lockdowns imposed as a result hit the garment industry hard, causing order cancellations and job losses in producer countries. What can trade unions do to press [...]

Twenty Days Of Underground Protests

By Olesya Orlenko, Struggle La Lucha. -

Ukraine - “This is not a strike, but a protest action.” Yuriy Samoilov, chairperson of the Krivoy Rog (Kryvyi Rih) organization of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine, prefers to [...]

Groups Applaud Introduction Of Philippine Human Rights Act

By Communication Workers of America. -

Earlier this year, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act—a law that Amnesty International has called “yet another setback for human rights.” The law is clearly aimed [...]