Labor News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-respectdrivers520.jpg

Exploited Uber drivers organize with ATU

Taking matters into their own hands, exploited Uber drivers in NYC decided to improve their jobs and working conditions.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-trumpclintdebateph520.jpg

Panel: Discrimination, attacks on workers cause wage gap

Discrimination and repression of rights are factors in the wage gap between white and African-American workers.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-mosquitos500.jpg

Money bill dumps anti-worker schemes

"For approximately 12.5 million workers, this new regulation is the most effective way to raise wages, create jobs, and restore the 40-hour work week."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-crumbling530x2.jpg

Steelworkers push infrastructure issue in 2016 elections

The USW has taken up the issue of rebuilding the nation's crumbling infrastructure as their central issue in the national elections.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-teamsters315-515.jpg

NLRB ruling could strengthen the power of strikes

If the NLRB accepts a recommendation from its own general counsel, the right of workers to strike for better wages and conditions could be greatly strengthened.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-uherethotel520.jpg

Unions announce nationwide boycott of Trump hotels

"While Donald Trump wages an indefensible anti-worker and anti-immigrant presidential campaign, the workers at his Las Vegas hotel are fighting for dignity."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-comegetourvote510.jpg

Fighting for 15 at the presidential debate

"It was important that hundreds of people representing $15 and a union came out and that there was a sense of hooking that issue into the Presidential campaign."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-jhendersonarticle510.jpg

Connecticut workers battle Chartwells, the college food service company

Chants of "No Contract! No Peace!" spread throughout the campus last Saturday on a sunny fall afternoon.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-scheduling520.jpg

Tale of two cities: “Yes” vs. “no” on fair work schedules

Not knowing when and for how long they will be at work makes it virtually impossible for workers to arrange for child care or have a good home life.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-sbuckscup500.jpg

The Break Room: Who owns your time?

Having a work schedule you can depend on has joined raising the minimum wage as a winnable demand for America's millions of low-paid workers.

1 2 3 4 5223