Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tag: workers rights

Unions can protect workers from deportation. This coalition of 3.5 million...

The Teamsters is one of the labor unions taking a stand to protect TPS holders with the message that immigrant rights are worker rights.

Why domestic workers are fighting like hell to stop Brett Kavanaugh

“Every day, I hear stories of working women just like me, stories full of pain, fear, silence and same.”

Bernie releases statement on Amazon minimum wage increase

“What Mr. Bezos has done today is not only enormously important for Amazon’s hundreds of thousands of employees, it could well be a shot heard around the world."

America’s great strike waves have shaped the country. We can unleash...

Erik Loomis’ "A History of America in Ten Strikes" is a powerful reminder of the need for worker militancy.

Americans work too much already

The Save American Workers Act would do nothing of the sort, but it would force many employees to log more hours.

Donald Trump has betrayed the working class.

He still claims he’s on their side. That’s one of his biggest lies of all.

Disneyland Resort raises minimum wage to $15 for thousands of more...

The resort, located in Anaheim, California, and hotel cast members from United Here! Local 11 "ratified a five-year term" increasing the minimum wage to $15 effective January 2019.

Why labor is holding its applause for Michigan’s latest ‘workers’ rights’...

Even as they passed the measures, lawmakers made it clear that they did so not to enshrine them in law, but to create an opportunity to water them down later.

Unionized judges and public defenders demand due process for immigrants

Long-lasting change, especially under the Trump administration, will require mass mobilization, publicity, workplace action, and an unwavering commitment to due process for all immigrants, regardless of past criminal backgrounds who also are entitled to due process.

Who wants to join a union? A growing number of Americans

Unions and these new forms of advocacy can’t get workers the voice they expect on their jobs until U.S. labor laws become stronger.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

Will America double-down — learning nada from Trump failures?

Fool us once, shame on you, fool us twice . . . and mayhem reigns.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."