organized labor


10,000 NYC nurses are about to go on strike over understaffing

Nurses at New York City’s three largest hospital systems are prepared to walk out if no deal is reached by April 2
Rex Santus
Late Capitalism

Amazon's Anti-Union Past Is Coming Back to Bite It

"We have asked the company to provide air conditioning for us, but they told us that the robots inside can’t work in cold weather."
Ankita Rao
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
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

A Future Without Unions Is a Terrifying Dystopia

From even crazier rent to low pay to no weekends and shitty bosses, it's a lot like the world we live in now—just worse.
Matt Taylor

A Second Trump Term Just Got Way More Likely Thanks to the Supreme Court

A historic decision against unions will hurt workers and could sap Democrats of political power for a generation.
Matt Taylor

A Massive Strike Is Actually Working

A weeklong holdout over teacher pay that seemed to end after the Republican governor made major salary promises dragged into Thursday. It could resonate in November and beyond.
Mason Adams
true crime

The Strange Extortion Trial Pitting Teamsters Against 'Top Chef'

Allegations of slashed tires, misogynistic and ethnic threats, and terrified reality TV producers—this federal case has it all.
Susan Zalkind
international women's day

Why Some Women Feel Excluded From the Strike

Which highlights the reason we're striking in the first place.
Eve Peyser
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the steel workers who voted for Trump in Pennsylvania

"I'm willing to give someone else a chance. I think a lot of other people are the same way," a 40-year veteran of the industry told VICE News.
Joshua Hersh

The Postal Workers Union Just Endorsed Bernie Sanders — and It's a Big Deal

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.
Liz Fields

How the Sharing Economy Could Make the Labor Movement More Relevant

The development of the sharing economy and more freelancing may create a new golden age for labor.
Colleen Curry