Sanders hung out with Verizon strikers in Brooklyn Wednesday, and also snagged an endorsement from the local union for subway workers ahead of the April 19 New York primary.
At a rally for Hillary Clinton in Manhattan on Wednesday, rank-and-file union members say they're still deciding between the Democratic front-runner and Donald Trump.
The endorsement, which comes just two days ahead of the second Democratic primary debate, shows that the Vermont senator's effort to challenge Hillary Clinton from the left on labor issues is gaining traction.
"We married in the winter, and our relationship began falling apart in the spring."
The performers behind the characters you love to play as are demanding a better deal for their essential work.
Britain's Trade Union Bill will turn trade unions into collections of individuals wearing silly armbands.
With momentum—and Bernie Sanders—on its side, the $15 minimum wage movement no longer seems so far-fetched.
Yeah, defaulting on student loans leads to a world of pain. But what if we all kamikazeed our credit scores together?
The city's tribe of impoverished bike messengers has had enough of crappy pay.
A major LA labor activist says workers should trade the higher minimum wage for the ability to collectively bargain.
With the billionaire Koch Brothers bestowing their papal blessing on someone whose name isn't Bush, it looks like there's a different horse leading the GOP herd.
What began as protests for higher wages and unions has turned into a social justice movement that aims to rally low-wage workers against systemic inequality.
Part-time professors say that they struggle to earn a living wage, often have to take second jobs, and are sometimes just a canceled class away from real poverty.
Republicans in Kentucky have opened up a new frontier in the war on labor, pushing through county right-to-work ordinances that put the fate of union workers in the hands of local, rather than state, governments.
If you get a lap dance in the UK, you're probably receiving it from a girl who has to pay fees to work and deals with bullying bosses, arbitrary fines, and terrible conditions.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a UN report forecasts food shortages in Liberia, and authorities arrest protesting fast food employees.
Prosecutors have accused the Wisconsin governor of running a "criminal scheme" to avoid campaign finance regulations. But really, he was just staking out the next frontier in big-money politics.
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This Mother's Day weekend, Americans will purchase more than $2 billion worth of flowers. Almost 80 percent of those come from Colombia, a country where women toil under dangerous conditions in vast farms and factories to cut roses for export. Maybe get y…
The National Labor Relations Board says that college athletes are technically employees and therefore should be allowed to unionize. Great—now how long before they can get paid?
Anti-union violence has been endemic to Colombia for decades, with roughly 3,000 organizers killed by assassins and paramilitaries over the last quarter century. In fact, more than half of all murders for union-organizing activity worldwide take place her…
Civil disobedience against Walmart has reached a new high. 54 protesters were arrested late Thursday night in front of a controversial Walmart location in Los Angeles. The protest consisted of 500 activists, faced down by 100 cops.
If today's minimum wage had kept pace with the rise in worker productivity since 1968, it would be $21.72, three times the present minimum. That's why about 200 fast-food workers from all over New York City walked off the job Monday, risking their wages f…
At first the feeling was euphoric. After years of taking crap from a bunch of losers because they were my bosses, I thought I had no other choice. This time I felt like I had finally stood up for myself in a meaningful way. But even before my knuckles hea…