Tag: labor rights
The hope is that more labor activists will understand how common queer workers are and see how supporting them actually strengthens the labor movement.
In the absence of federal action, a record number of U.S. jurisdictions are set to raise their minimum wages in 2023—in many cases above $15 an hour.
Non-compete agreements block workers from seeing higher wages or better working conditions. And they enlarge corporate monopoly power by stifling competition.
"This is a huge victory for undocumented workers and the labor movement," said one organizer.
Forcing a company with Google’s market capitalization and branding power to change its policies is a massive achievement with important lessons to offer.
Labor unions are also stepping up to help workers manage stress and the threats to mental health that they encounter on and off the job.
Labor advocates are calling the new bill a "groundbreaking step" for low-wage workers.
A Nov. 8 referendum will give Illinois voters the opportunity to enact a “Workers’ Rights Amendment” to the state constitution.
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