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September 26, 2016
Religion Versus Unions
Some professors at the Jesuit Seattle University have been barred from organizing because their jobs are too religious in nature.
September 14, 2016
Unions Enter the World of Online Charter Schools
The teachers across Agora Cyber Charter’s “virtual classrooms” have won an unlikely organizing victory.
September 4, 2016
Classes Start at LIU Brooklyn on September 7—but Faculty Are Locked Out
Amid a contract dispute, the administration barred professors from coming to campus.
September 1, 2016
The Green Party’s Jill Stein Wants a Green New Deal
Plus Katha Pollitt on burkinis, and Harold Meyerson on labor victories for Labor Day.
Start Making Sense
August 24, 2016
It’s Official: Graduate Students Can Unionize
A landmark ruling has affirmed that graduate students at private universities are workers, and can organize as such.
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August 12, 2016
‘Hope’ Is a Verb, and It Can Revive Our Democracy
Our moral movement is spreading out from North Carolina, one powerful gathering at a time.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
August 10, 2016
Chemical Burns, Frostbite, Broken Bones—All for Cheap Chicken
The workers who put poultry on your table are subject to horrible conditions on the job.
August 3, 2016
Nurses and Doctors Are Fighting Back Against Corporate Healthcare by Unionizing
Overwork, once a proud hallmark of the medical profession, now symptomizes systemic rot.
August 2, 2016
Demand That Politicians Fight to Get Women a Raise
The Economic Policy Institute has released a plan to close the gender wage gap.
July 27, 2016
Yes, Temps Can Unionize Too
Temp employees often have a hard time figuring out who their real boss is. A new NLRB ruling takes the guesswork out of that conundrum.