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Union members are making links between customers' concerns and their
own.

Led by a former Boeing machinist, Las Vegas exotic dancers are talking union.

Pennsylvania's mine rescue was inspiring, but the real story was
corporate greed.

As the general strike against President Hugo Chávez entered its
third week in early December, a major TV channel broadcast statements by
baseball hero Andres Galarraga and other celebrit

Dolores Huerta flouts the smug conventional wisdom that the 1960s are
behind us. She won't settle down and become an anachronism.

While we wait for labor law reform, here are a few things unions can do.

Support was provided by the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the
Dick Goldensohn Fund, and is gratefully acknowledged. Liza Featherstone
is writing a book about Wal-Mart and women workers, to be published by
Basic Books in late 2004.

Unions are edging into the peace movement, but they are still minor
players.

Blogs

Many women are staying in their jobs when children are first born but cutting back later on.

March 19, 2012

One step forward, one step back: a mix of optimism and struggle.

March 16, 2012

Here’s another sign that higher education may not be a panacea for women in the workforce.

March 13, 2012

Largest rally in a year sees Wisconsin protest movement on message and on the march—backing the recall and removal of an anti-labor governor and demanding restoration of collective-bargaining rights.

March 11, 2012

Workers shouldn’t “strike and go out and starve, but strike and remain in and take possession of the necessary property of production.” So believed Lucy Gonzales Parsons, who died seventy years ago this week. William Loren Katz’s essay seems relevant for today, International Working Women's Day.

March 8, 2012

Around the world, a billion people belong to co-ops. The top 300 have combined sales in excess of $1 trillion. That’s according to the United Nations. That’s right, it's 2012, the Year of the Co-Op!

March 2, 2012

In 2008, a worker occupation at the Chicago factory sent up a flare of resistance. Now those same workers are considering alternatives to working for a boss.

March 1, 2012

We might have ourselves a good-old fashioned strike scenario during the London Olympic games.

February 29, 2012

The presidential contenders are pitching a teacher-bashing, union-damning fundamentalism that’s just as extreme as their religious demagoguery.

February 28, 2012

Congress extended unemployment benefits, but it’s no good for those who’ve been jobless the longest.

February 23, 2012