Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
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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.
A community college class made social justice happen on November 6.
With a Democrat again in the White House for the next four years, the labor movement has won some much-needed breathing room, says organizer and author Jane McAlevey.
In California, Michigan, Alabama and beyond, voters came out for organized labor.
Democratic candidates haven’t always had labor’s back—but Republicans are intent on ending collective bargaining altogether.
In the latest action against the union-busting low-wage retailer, labor organizers may have finally found a strategy that works.
In the depressed former steel towns of western Pennsylvania, disillusionment with all politicians is deep. The AFL-CIO's labor affiliate is trying to change that.
At a time when 4.5 million Americans make at or below the minimum wage, a broad coalition unites to demand better pay.
As a hot summer rolls on and the lockout enters its third week, New York City unions ramp up the pressure.
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