unions

Coal

Bernie Sanders Sent a Bunch of Pizzas to the Coal Miners Blocking a Train in Kentucky

They're protesting over millions’ worth of unpaid wages from their former employer, Blackjewel.
Alex Lubben
5 hours ago
labor

Workers Seize the Shipyard That Built the Titanic, Plan to Make Renewable Energy There

The closure of the last shipyard in Belfast would end centuries of ship building in the city. A group of workers are demanding the U.K. nationalize the yards.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
8.14.19
amazon

Amazon: Prime Day Is Exploited By Unions

An Amazon spokesperson said in an email to Motherboard that Prime Day is unfairly exploited by “critics” and “unions.”
Caroline Haskins
7.15.19
Weed

Nevada Is the First State to Ban Employer Drug Tests for Weed

It's the first step towards protecting people who are using a legal drug.
Harry Cheadle
6.13.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
5.30.19
labor

Google Workers Sit-In to Protest Alleged Retaliation Against Women Who Report Sexual Harassment

The organizers say they've been retaliated against, six months after a massive, worldwide walkout.
Caroline Haskins
5.1.19
true crime

Mob-Related Conspiracy Theories Are a Window into America's Scam-Obsessed Soul

Anthony Comello—alleged shooter of Gambino boss Frank Cali—flashing what looked like a QAnon symbol in court was part of a larger obsession.
Alex Norcia
3.21.19
Film

'Office Space' Is Low-Key a Masterpiece About Unionizing Your Workplace

Mike Judge's classic is 20, and serves as a nice reminder to fight for your rights as a worker.
Stacie Williams
2.20.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Weed Workers Are Unionizing and Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment and other rough conditions, unions see an opportunity.
VICE Staff
2.5.19
MARIJUANA

Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment, workers getting paid with drugs, and other rough conditions, unions see opportunity.
Hayley Fox
1.30.19
Views My Own

Trump's Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

People who aren't rich and don't spend their lives trying to get rich are the ones getting screwed.
Matt Taylor
1.16.19
unions

The US Government Has Always Been a Tool of Greedy Corporations

It didn't start with Ronald Reagan or even Republicans.
Seth Ferranti
1.3.19
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