Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: unions

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.

Starbucks workers across 14 states launch historic unionization bid in a...

"It's important that we're recognized as people rather than profit machines."

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.

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.

How a first union contract provides workers a seat at the...

Right now, companies regularly obstruct organizing and bargaining because it’s so easy for them to get away with it.

It’s time to roast Starbucks for union busting

It's time to tell Starbucks to stop UNION BUSTING and bargain in good faith with Starbucks Workers United.

How Americans created a wave of pro-worker laws

The legislation would make it easier for workers to organize at a time that more and more Americans are seeking to join unions.

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.

How Howard Schultz made Starbucks the poster child of corporate abuse

The billionaire CEO returned to Starbucks to curb union activity. His union busting has been so egregious that the company’s already poor reputation is now in tatters.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect...

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

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 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.