Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: workers rights

Greece mandates six-day working week amid controversy and protests

As Greece mandates a six-day working week to boost productivity, workers and unions decry the policy as a rollback of long-standing labor rights, sparking nationwide protests.

How solidarity triumphs over corporate greed

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

Republicans have plans for working people

But will you like them?

Biden administration passes final rule to keep federal workforce independent

The rule was put in place as a “step toward combating corruption and partisan interference.”

Historic bill proposes guaranteed paid leave for 27 million American workers,...

A groundbreaking legislative effort led by Congressional Democrats and Senator Bernie Sanders seeks to revolutionize the American workplace by ensuring paid time off for all workers, aligning the U.S. with global standards.

A new era for American workers: Sanders proposes 32-hour workweek

Bernie Sanders introduces a groundbreaking bill aiming to redefine the American workweek, promising a better balance between work and life without sacrificing pay.

‘Massive step forward’: Starbucks’ historic shift towards union collaboration

Will the collaborative spirit lead to a fair and equitable resolution for all parties involved, setting a new standard for labor relations in the corporate world?

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

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

Minimum wage rises across 22 states ushering in new era for...

The impact of these wage hikes will be closely watched as the nation grapples with economic challenges and seeks to balance the needs of workers and businesses.

Behind bars and beyond burgers: Exposing Alabama’s prison labor exploitation

This lawsuit seeks not only to compensate those who have been exploited, but also to dismantle a system that generates an estimated $450 million annually from this coerced labor.


Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

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

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.