Lessons From Sea-Tac: Rebuilding The Labor Movement

By Dan Sisken, occupy.com -

By Dan Sisken for Occupy - Over the past several decades with the decline of manufacturing and the worsening of labor law, organized labor in the United States has experienced a critical decrease [...]

Physically Broken Amazon Workers Strike On Black Friday

By Massimo Franchi, global.ilmanifesto.it -

By Massimo Franchi for il manifesto. Amazon workers are striking in Italy, the first for the country and one of historical importance. On Black Friday morning at 5 a.m., union leaders walked out [...]

Unionized Metro Transit Workers Authorize Strike During Super Bowl

By Janet Moore, startribune.com -

By Janet Moore for the Star Tribune - Unionized bus drivers, LRT operators and others at Metro Transit voted overwhelmingly to reject a final contract offer and authorize a strike during Super [...]

Universalizing Resistance To Attacks On Labor

By Fred Redmond and Charles Derber, truth-out.org -

By Fred Redmond and Charles Derber for Truthout - In the last few months, Richard Trumka, president of the national AFL-CIO, resigned from a key Trump advisory board after Charlottesville; unions [...]

A Century Ago, The Working Class Redefined Peace

By Liz Payne, morningstaronline.co.uk -

By Liz Payne for Morning Star - TODAY marks a very special centenary within our celebrations marking the events of the great October socialist revolution in Russia in 1917, one which is of [...]

Privatization Is Spooky, Say DC Streetcar Workers

By Faiz Siddiqui, washingtonpost.com -

By Faiz Siddiqui for The Washington Post - The Save Our System campaign of the nonprofit Americans for Transit announced Tuesday it has formed a 35-member roundtable of business leaders who say [...]

Sysco Racks Up 79 Violations Over Union Vote

By Shandra Martinez, mlive.com -

By Shandra Martinez for M Live - GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- George Brewster was making a delivery to a Northeast Side bar when he noticed his supervisor parked nearby, watching him. What Brewster didn't [...]

‘State Of The Co-op Economy’ Report Counts 40,000 Co-Ops

By Elizabeth Lechleitner, www.ncba.coop -

By Elizabeth Lechleitner for NCBA CLUSA - In recent years, NCBA CLUSA has estimated that there are about 40,000 cooperative businesses within the U.S. Now, new research from the University of [...]

Ensuring Equality For All In The Workplace

By Staff of NELP - It has been more than 50 years since the Civil Rights Movement and the passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a landmark federal law that prohibits racial [...]

Taxpayer-Subsidized DC Wharf Creates Low Wage Jobs

By Staff, www.dcfpi.org -

By Staff of DC Fiscal Policy Institute - The District of Columbia’s economic development efforts – including the enormous Wharf project – too often support creation of low-wage jobs with minimal [...]

Left And Right Have Nothing In Common On NAFTA

By Stephanie Basile, www.popularresistance.org -

By Stephanie Basile for Popular Resistance. Washington, DC - Today, the fourth round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are taking place in Washington, DC. [...]

Federal Employees Ordered To Attend Anti-Leaking Classes

By Michael Biesecker, www.lastrealindians.com -

By Michael Biesecker for Mint Press News - WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance [...]

Victory For Immigrant Hunger Strikers

By Mike Ludwig, www.truthout.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout. For three years now, incarcerated immigrants have staged hunger strikes and work stoppages to protest conditions at the Northwest Detention Center, an immigration [...]

310,567 Signatures Block ‘Right To Work’ In Missouri

By Judy Ancel, www.labornotes.org -

By Judy Ancel for Labor Notes - The results astounded everyone who thought they knew the Missouri labor movement: more than 300,000 signatures to repeal “right to work.” Thousands of union [...]

What America Would Look Like If It Guaranteed Everyone A Job

By Dylan Matthews, www.vox.com -

By Dylan Matthews for Vox Magazine - Imagine if a well-paying job, with benefits and a high enough salary to pay for rent, transportation, and food, were a human right. Imagine the US federal [...]