Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: labor unions

How employers punish workers for forming unions

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act would better protect workers from illegal bullying and retaliation during the organizing process.

Envision or perish—why we must start imagining the world we want...

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”

#DontFundEvil: Google workers form a union to combat workplace concerns

"The future of tech is stronger with the power of a union."

Why rebuilding America’s manufacturing muscle is essential

Decades of industrial decline left America unprepared for the pandemic. COVID-19 simply caught America flat-footed.

May Day general strike, a strong beginning to an ongoing campaign

Despite the pandemic, advocacy continues. We need to change the political narrative.

American workers are not happy

Americans clearly are working harder and longer and better. The solution is to change the system, which is stacked against workers.

The real reason American workers have it so hard

No wonder they’re unhappy. The system is working against them.

Workers around world mark May Day with marches and rallies demanding...

"A fighting workers' union is the answer" to workplace injustice.

Why unions matter to you

It all comes down to the balance of power between business and workers.

Eight holiday gifts American workers need

Here are eight gifts that would convert workers’ blue, blue, blue, blue Christmases to white.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”