Workers at a port in Washington State are reviving strike tactics that have become nearly extinct in American labor struggles—and they may just win.
A joint march on Friday to Verizon’s Manhattan headquarters was just the latest in a series of collaborations between organized labor and Occupy Wall Street.
Groups long committed to challenging inequality and the power of big banks are joining the Occupy movement, in a mutually reinforcing relationship.
Anti-sweatshop activists are embracing Alta Gracia, a company that is going head-to-head with brands like Nike to sell socially responsible clothing on college campuses.
In Georgia, HB 87 is a “giant scarecrow” for immigrant labor, and the result has been hundreds of millions in lost crops.
Ed Miliband has began to nudge his party in a new direction—a left populism that just might challenge Britain’s real rulers, in corporate boardrooms and in Parliament.
Two days ago, postal workers staged nearly 500 rallies throughout the nation to protest newly-proposed Republican legislation—which, if passed, would gut services and cut up to 120,000 jobs.
The NLRB has proposed a rule change that would make it much easier for workers to organize. No wonder the business lobby is up in arms.
The traditional labor movement is hitting roadblocks trying to organize farmworkers. But campaigns that push the bounds of union organizing are finding success, on and off the farm.