Tag: labor strike
What was the significance of this strike?
97 percent of UPS workers represented by the Teamsters voted to authorize a nationwide strike if a deal wasn't reached with management by July 31.
The Hard Hat Riot had immediate political consequences—a seminal moment in America’s culture wars.
"Workers will face potential liability for any damages the employer deems to be related to the work stoppage. This would greatly limit workers ability to strike and would be a gross misinterpretation of the NLRA."
“What’s going on today is that these work environment challenges have been predating COVID-19, and nurses have been experiencing many of these challenges for decades."
Workers at the “newspaper of record” stopped working to demand better pay and labor rights—but only for a day. What would happen if they actually flexed their power?
Despite the pandemic, advocacy continues. We need to change the political narrative.
"This is an act of solidarity with drivers across the country, and really across the world, who are suffering with poverty wages."
Their common demands focused on three areas – job security, workload, and wages and benefits – and the slogan, “One Job Should Be Enough.”
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