Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: labor unions

How workers are revolutionizing the South

Local 1025 members shared firsthand accounts of how the union boosted their wages, gave them a voice, and kept them safe on the job.

How solidarity triumphs over corporate greed

“Stay the course. Even if it sometimes doesn’t feel like it, you are winning.”

Bezos and Musk vs. workers

These corporations win this fight only if the public doesn’t know what’s happening.

Why corporations choose lawlessness to fight unions

Workers at companies like Apple and Starbucks face armies of union-busting lawyers advising employers to repeatedly violate labor laws.

Republicans have plans for working people

But will you like them?

How workers are defying Republican officials in the South

More and more workers across the South seek the same path forward that union membership provides.

How union workers build the middle class

Well-compensated union workers, in turn, support small businesses, schools, and other amenities needed to sustain strong communities.

UAW strike expands to Mack Trucks

The tentative contract included a raise of 19% over five years.

Potential auto strike is a key fight for establishing a people’s...

Meeting UAW’s demands would be a win-win for the climate and for workers’ rights. So, what’s stopping the Big Three from acquiescing?

How union workers are fighting for a life outside of the...

A bill would limit mandatory overtime to no more than two hours per day and require employers to provide a week’s notice before mandating extra hours or changing a worker’s schedule.

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In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

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Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.

Student loan payments paused amid legal battles over Biden’s debt relief plan

As legal challenges threaten President Biden’s student debt relief efforts, the administration pauses payments for millions, sparking reactions from advocates and opponents alike.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.