Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
News and Features
All over the country, parents are losing jobs because of conflicting orders: public health officials instructing parents to keep kids home, and bosses threatening to fire workers who don’t come in.
Thanks to a muddled response from the bi-state agency, subcontracted workers at LaGuardia and JFK airports will receive raises, but those at Newark will not.
Suddenly local fashion is all the rage. But can the garment trades once again bring good jobs to New York City?
A new wave of female labor leaders are winning by thinking big.
The late organizer helped pave a progressive path forward for New York and elsewhere.
Passenger service workers earn significantly lower wages than the largely unionized airline employees with whom they work. Now they’re organizing to change that.
A landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board says Walmart unlawfully harassed and fired employees for protesting.
The mayoral hopeful is one of the most high-profile politicians to come out in support of the growing movement for low-wage workers’ rights.
At its LA convention, organized labor vowed to reinvigorate organizing and strengthen progressive alliances. And not a moment too soon.
Defying stereotypes, the Model Alliance gets serious about organizing—and writes its own law to protect the most vulnerable models: children and young teens.