Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
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Bringing back a strong and healthy labor movement is everybody’s job—but to do it, we’ll have to change our corporate and political models as well.
Rank-and-file organizing pays dividends for the nation’s only private graduate student union.
In the neighborhood where Cesar Chavez got his start, janitors, cooks and shuttle drivers are organizing to end the area’s inequality epidemic.
And collective action is the only answer.
After a three-and-a-half-year struggle, workers in Cablevision’s first unionized shop finally win a contract.
Twenty years after the first living-wage law was passed in Baltimore, the campaign’s lead organizer warns that the model has been watered down.
The business press still insists on equating strong union organizing with communism.
For America’s workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It’s a reminder of the struggles we have won—and those that lie ahead.
Costco has cultivated a sterling reputation, but labor activists describe horrors down the supply chain.
By starting with workers at the local level, we can bargain with employers despite weak labor laws.
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