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Young People Are Driving a New Labor Movement

On the 125th anniversary of Labor Day, support for unions is at a nearly 50-year high, thanks to young people, women, and minorities.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
9.2.19
Google

Google Contractors Are Unionizing With a Steel Workers Union

Part of Google’s “shadow work force” is unionizing in Pittsburgh.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.30.19
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20,000 AT&T Employees Are Striking

After months of stalled contract negotiations and layoffs, workers have had enough.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.26.19
YouTube

Google Agrees to Meet with YouTubers Union Right Before Deadline

After 28 days, YouTube has agreed to meet with the YouTubers Union to discuss 'the future of work' but refuses to negotiate demands.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.23.19
YouTube

The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around

The YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe's largest trade union to fight for a fairer platform.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.26.19
labor

This Bill Could Destroy Uber's Unsustainable Business Model

An unholy alliance of on-demand companies is desperately trying to stop a California bill from reclassifying their independent contractors as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.18.19
labor

The Walmart Subreddit Has Been Flooded With Pro-Union Memes

r/walmart is suddenly a bastion of worker solidarity and socialism.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.11.19
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Just Shamed Walmart Leaders for Their “Starvation Wages” — to Their Faces

Bernie Sanders showed up to Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting Wednesday.
Rex Santus
6.5.19
nursing

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
3.18.19
teachers

Denver teachers’ first strike in 25 years is over

"This agreement is a win, plain and simple, for our students; for our educators; and for our communities," said the union president.
Rex Santus
2.14.19
Off-Menu

It's Wednesday, January 30, and It's So Fucking Cold You Can't Even Order Delivery

Plus, Starbucks baristas never want to listen to the 'Hamilton' soundtrack again.
Hannah Keyser
1.30.19
labor

Labor Omnia Vincit: This week in labor news

We're breaking down everything that happened with unions and labor across the country
Chelsey B. Coombs
5.21.18
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