Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: labor unions

How union workers are breaking new barriers

With public support for unions at record levels, activists expect still more workers to follow their example and unionize to build brighter futures.

How union workers are fighting to save America’s beleaguered health care...

Health care workers who battled COVID-19 are fighting for the safe staffing levels needed to protect their communities on a daily basis and prevent the already-fragile care system from collapsing in the next pandemic.

WATCH: Sanders rips Schultz over ‘unforgivable’ efforts to crush worker organizing

"That union-busting campaign has been led by Howard Schultz."

Sanders, Democrats, and a lone Republican revive PRO Act to strengthen...

"With CEOs spending $340 million a year on union-busting tactics to intimidate and silence workers seeking to form unions, the deck has never been more stacked against workers speaking out."

New York Times Strike: From reporters to rabble-rousers

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?

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest...

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into...

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.

Bringing workers’ rights into a Constitution? An innovative state ballot proposal...

A Nov. 8 referendum will give Illinois voters the opportunity to enact a “Workers’ Rights Amendment” to the state constitution.

How unions are combating domestic violence

Dozens of unions in the United States and Canada with contract language providing domestic violence survivors with the resources crucial to breaking free of their abusers.

What’s going on in Buffalo these days can be inspiring—and plenty...

Starbucks workers in Buffalo have delivered America’s oligarchs an unexpectedly solid blow.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.