Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
News and Features
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.
We should move money toward innovation in the labor movement.
We are in the midst of a grassroots populist movement designed to rebalance the tilted economic scales in our country.
Inside the movement that’s pushing to make a living wage a reality in Seattle.
All the factors that defined the 1914 conflict at Ludlow are with us once again.
A new film about the labor leader reduces him to a caricature and ignores his true strengths as an organizer.
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