Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: labor union

Behind Starbucks union-busting stands CEO who got $940,000,000 richer during pandemic

"Starbucks and its billionaire CEO, Howard Schultz, can well-afford to improve employees' pay and working conditions through unionization."

Leaked video reveals Starbucks CEO urged managers to ramp up union-busting...

"Starbucks is getting desperate as it loses this war in battle after battle," said the baristas' union, "because we—the Starbucks partners—continue to organize and fight for a real voice within the company."

WATCH: Bernie Sanders to rally with Starbucks workers seeking unions

"Starbucks workers should be able to form a union without fear of being fired. End of discussion."

Why young workers are driving a wave of unionization

Increasing numbers of millennials and zoomers in the public sector, tech field, gig economy, nonprofit community, education and other sectors also view collective action as the path to a brighter future.

In a single year, $1.78 trillion was stolen from the working...

And much of the money workers should be getting is instead being pumped up to the top 0.3% of income earners.

Retail workers nationwide are united for respect

Workers around the country are fighting back, taking creative actions and pushing legislators and pension funds to act.

Sanders vows to ban ‘disastrous’ anti-labor ‘right-to-work’ laws

"We are in a blatant class war in the U.S. and we cannot win unless we as workers unite and unionize. Bernie knows this. And he will fight to make it happen."

Why labor is holding its applause for Michigan’s latest ‘workers’ rights’...

Even as they passed the measures, lawmakers made it clear that they did so not to enshrine them in law, but to create an opportunity to water them down later.

Disneyland Resort becomes one of the highest minimum wages in country...

The minimum wage increase comes after four labor unions representing employees pressured Disneyland Resort for months.

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We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.

Wildfire smoke is reversing U.S. air pollution gains, study finds

“At the end of the day, the best type of policy is to proactively prevent these big fires in the first place.”