Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
News and Features
How Ai-jen Poo’s radical vision for caregiving could remake our economy along more humane lines.
In “right to work” states like Arkansas, the media is one of the few institutions with the strength to hold abusive employers accountable.
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.