labor unions

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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
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
ride sharing

Uber and Lyft are being forced to pay their New York City drivers a livable wage

Rex Santus
12.6.18
Whole Foods

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."
Hannah Keyser
9.6.18
Views My Own

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.
Eve Peyser
8.8.18
trade

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

"What China has been doing is bullshit"
Alex Thompson
3.2.18
labor

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?
Allie Conti
9.27.17
Rise Up

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.
Alexis Chemblette
8.28.17
Impact Work

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.
Ryan Fliss
5.31.17
direct action

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.
Sam Gustin
5.19.17
2016 US election

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.
Reuters News Agency
4.13.16
CWA

Verizon Says It Has Enough Scabs to Offset 40,000-Worker Walkout, No Problem

Verizon workers launched a massive strike over the telecom giant's "greed."
Sam Gustin
4.13.16
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