Michelle Chen is a contributing writer for The Nation. She is also a contributing editor at Dissent magazine and a contributing writer at In These Times. She is also a co-producer of “Asia Pacific Forum” on Pacifica’s WBAI and Dissent’s “Belabored” podcast, and studies history at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Today’s ruling was not as devastating as labor advocates feared it would be, but nevertheless lays the groundwork for more sweeping attacks on unions.
The legislation will establish rules on working hours, rest breaks and dealing with work-related complaints.
Migrant herders fight for key-labor protections.
Low-income residents demand accountability from NYCHA.
Hardline reformers are using Vergara v. State of California to dismantle tenure in other states.
After losing her seasonal position, guestworker Maria Guzman decided to stand up to her former employer.