by Josh Israel Posted on July 17, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
Several traditional unions are aiming to boost membership, change public perceptions, and improve conditions for their members and other workers through new and creative methods.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on July 17, 2014
"Ultimately we are an organization that does not discriminate; many of us know people who are gay, lesbian and transgender. They are our aunts and uncles, nephews and nieces, friends, co-workers and neighbors,” Romeo Sosa said.
by Josh Israel Posted on July 9, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
This November, voters in San Francisco and Oakland, CA will have a chance to significantly raise the floor for workers.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 7, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
Drivers at the nation's busiest ports have been trying to end various labor law violations by their employers for years. The fight just escalated.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 7, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
Six Congressional Republicans and the NCAA filed briefs with the National Labor Relations Board, which will decide whether Northwestern University athletes can have the right to unionize.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 30, 2014 Updated: June 30, 2014
Walmart workers in the U.S. still haven't successfully formed a union.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 27, 2014
Seven charts from the new "Risky Business" study show how climate change will wreck everything from agriculture to labor productivity to human health.
by Josh Israel Posted on June 27, 2014
Beyond unions, millions of American workers are organizing and uniting for better conditions.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 26, 2014 Updated: June 26, 2014
Low-price British retailer Primark, which invests a lot of energy in presenting itself as an ethical garment company, says it will investigate the labels.
by Josh Israel Posted on June 17, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) president Dave Regan says that it is time for the labor movement to "play offense."