Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
News and Features
Hit hard by the recession, America's restaurant workers are fighting for a fair deal.
The AFL-CIO's new president warns that members of the academy should make common cause with the justifiable anger among working people.
Holding the budget hostage while state unemployment tops 12 percent, California growers and their political allies have slashed funding for schools and social services. The March for California's Future is challenging the stranglehold that big agriculture exerts over the state.
The multinational mining giant Rio Tinto has uprooted unions, slashed wages and abused employees all over the world. Now workers at its California facility are fighting a lockout.
Garment workers at a suburban Chicago factory fight to save their jobs and prove that social unionism is still relevant.
We shouldn't pass up a chance to enlist the auto industry in a green transition.
Autoworkers should meet this crisis as they have in the past: boldly and visibly.
The business lobby declares war on the Employee Free Choice Act.
This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the new president should restore workers' rights ASAP.
A labor organizer from Chicago sheds light on the ongoing protest for wages owed to Republic Windows and Doors workers.