labor unions

9.16.19

Tens of Thousands of GM Auto Workers Are on Strike Today. This Is Why.

Unionized General Motors workers walked off the factory floors in about 30 facilities across 9 states in the industry’s biggest major labor action in over a decade.

8.14.19

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.

1.30.19

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.

9.6.18

Whole Foods Employees Move to Unionize Nationwide

"The success of Amazon and WFM should not come at the cost of exploiting our dedication and threatening our economic stability."

8.8.18

Unions Just Got the Win They Deserve

On Tuesday night, organized labor scored a major victory in a red state, the latest in a series of small triumphs despite attacks from all sides.

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3.2.18

Trump's tariffs make him labor unions' man of steel

"What China has been doing is bullshit"

9.27.17

The Next Hot Millennial Trend: Never-Ending Labor in Dystopian Warehouses

The death of retail, workers' rights, and pension plans have sent migrant seniors into the arms of Amazon. What does this mean for a generation saddled with debt?

8.28.17

How French Sex Workers Are Organizing for Health Care and Labor Rights

A trade union in France is securing health coverage for an illegal industry.

5.31.17

The Highs and Lows of Ditching the 9-to-5 for Side Gigs

The uncertainty of the gig economy will define the future of work.

5.19.17

Strike: Here’s Why Tens of Thousands of AT&T Workers Just Walked Off the Job

It’s just the latest major labor action to roil the telecom industry.

4.13.16

Watch: Bernie Sanders Rallies With Verizon Workers on Strike in Brooklyn

Striking Verizon workers cheered the Brooklyn-born Sanders as he thanked them for their courage in standing up to corporate greed.

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