Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
News and Features
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.
How low-wage food service workers are serving up justice.
Low-paid adjunct faculty, who are mostly female, have started unionizing for better pay—and winning.
If cab drivers in Chicago win their lawsuit to become employees of the city, their jobs will become a lot less terrible.
Taking inspiration from small strikes and actions over the past few years, OUR Walmart activists struck a note of dissent at the corporation’s annual party.
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?
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