Tag: workers rights
How workers in the South are defying history
The company resisted them. History defied them. Geography worked against them.
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 members honor workers Memorial Day
April 28 is Workers Memorial Day in America and the Day of Mourning in Canada, a time to remember those killed, injured, or sickened at work.
WATCH: Sanders rips Schultz over ‘unforgivable’ efforts to crush worker organizing
"That union-busting campaign has been led by Howard Schultz."
Debunking ‘no one wants to work anymore’
Instead of saying “no one wants to work anymore,” we should be saying, “no one wants to be exploited anymore.”
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."
US strike activity surged in 2022 as SCOTUS workers’ rights ruling...
"Workers will face potential liability for any damages the employer deems to be related to the work stoppage. This would greatly limit workers ability to strike and would be a gross misinterpretation of the NLRA."
Social Security benefits are not a gift, but a sacred contract...
“We put money into it. We deserve it back.”
Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail...
Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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."