Labor

Onesies hang on a clothesline in front of Capitol Hill, reading

The EEOC Has Released New, Much-Needed Protections for Pregnant Workers The EEOC Has Released New, Much-Needed Protections for Pregnant Workers

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act obligates employers to enable pregnant people to work safely and to grant them unpaid but job-protected leave for pregnancy-related absences.

Apr 15, 2024 / Bryce Covert

Trump Carrier Factory

Republicans Are No Friends to Working People Republicans Are No Friends to Working People

If you work for a living, or if you know and love people who do, there’s a lot on the line in this year’s election.

Apr 12, 2024 / Rebecca Gordon

The Toxic Culture at Tesla

The Toxic Culture at Tesla The Toxic Culture at Tesla

The factory floors at America’s top seller of electric vehicles are rife with racial harassment, sexual abuse, and injuries on the job.

Apr 9, 2024 / Feature / Bryce Covert

Elon Musk profile in silhouette

Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

Elon Musk is challenging the New Deal legislation that established the National Labor Relations Board. Experts warn that this is “a serious threat.”

Apr 9, 2024 / Comment / John Nichols

Hyundai workers on an assembly line at a plent in Montgomery, Alabama.

Can the UAW Finally Organize the South? Can the UAW Finally Organize the South?

Postwar failure to organize the South entrenched racism and corporate greed. Now there’s a chance to course-correct.

Apr 9, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators call for a cease-fire in Gaza during a protest as part of the “People's White House Ceasefire Now Iftar” outside the White House on April 2, 2024, in Washington, DC.

What It Takes to Break Joe Biden’s Zionist Bubble What It Takes to Break Joe Biden’s Zionist Bubble

The president’s rigid ideological commitment has led him to shut out government dissenters—and his own voters.

Apr 5, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Hotel workers with Unite Here Local 11 march through downtown LA on October 25, 2023.

LA’s Forgotten Strike LA’s Forgotten Strike

Hotel workers have been demanding fair wages and benefits for months—and owners are starting to cave.

Mar 29, 2024 / Column / Sasha Abramsky

Who Carries the Burden of Climate Change?

Who Carries the Burden of Climate Change? Who Carries the Burden of Climate Change?

Women are hit the hardest in developing nations.

Mar 29, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse

Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse

How unregulated capitalism continues stoking disasters and menacing our communal well-being

Mar 28, 2024 / Maximillian Alvarez

President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to Fridley, Minn., as part of his administration’s “Investing in America” tour on April 3, 2023.

Bidenomics and Its Discontents Bidenomics and Its Discontents

The White House believes American workers have seldom had it so good. And lots of prestigious economists agree. But the voters aren’t buying. Maybe they know something?

Mar 27, 2024 / James K. Galbraith

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