Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: 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.

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

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

Unions representing hundreds of thousands of workers prepare for general strike...

Even a work stoppage in certain parts of the country would be historic; the last time a general strike took place in the U.S. was in 1946.

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.

“He’s opposed every increase in the minimum wage”: AFL-CIO chief rips...

"They've done more things to hurt workers than they have to help them," Richard Trumka said of the Trump administration.

Workers need more rights and economic democracy

It is time to correct the decades of diminishing worker rights and shrinking unions as well as low-pay.

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 unions matter to you

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

‘Corporate greed at its worst:’ After reaping $514 million from GOP...

"General Motors' decision to gut its workforce epitomizes the bad corporate behavior Republicans in Congress have incentivized for generations."

‘We vote, we win!’ under assault by Trump’s GOP and Supreme...

"Things aren't changing for the better like they thought would happen. Real wages are not keeping pace with inflation. We haven't replaced the well-paying manufacturing jobs that we lost."

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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.

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.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.