Workers are being made to work harder, longer - and there is no respite, not even sick leave.
Can nothing be done to resolve this? It's time for somebody in authority to disavow the entire situation, and it's time for the public to ask them what their decision is.
"Cesar Chavez" tells the important details of the life of the inspiring hero of labor and social justice for Chicanos.
Sawant made national - and international - news after becoming the first socialist elected to the Seattle city council.
Mid-January of 2014 marks the unhappy fourth anniversary of one of the defining moments in U.S. politics. No, not an election, but a court ruling.
Republican obstructionists have prevented any agreement, so cuts are in effect and have already damaged health, nutrition, education, public safety and many other programs.
This story is also about my sister's struggle in her workplace with a management team, who because of the environment capitalism creates pushing some to climb the corporate ladder, lose their humanity in the process.
Unions and labor need to speak independently for all of the working class and working families.
Avelino "Abba" Ramos, longtime leader in the ILWU, died in his sleep of Lewy body dementia, June 5, at Bali Bay Care Home in Richmond, Calif.
They were on strike but the strike was just a week old so people were not yet in the direst of straights.