Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
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Area janitors are fighting back against instances of unpaid overtime wages, denial of breaks and retaliation against union organizers.
Demanding a living wage of $15 per hour, employees at Macy’s, Subway, McDonald’s, Victoria’s Secret and more have walked off the job.
Under the leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Walmart Foundation used generous gifts to grease the way for store expansions.
American unions are in deep trouble. What’s the way out?
It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”
Let’s stop waiting for the government to tell us who can organize.
Inspired by Vermont’s successful drive for universal healthcare, the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer is working with activists from Maine, California and Oregon to expand healthcare access.
The new labor campaign against the retail giant faces daunting odds, and the stakes are high: most of us live in the Walmart economy.
Recent strikes against Walmart and fast food chains made waves, but the vast majority of service workers can’t afford to speak out.
This year’s historic strike wave is an indictment not just of the retail giant’s business model but of our broken labor laws.
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