Category: Labor

Danny Haiphong: This Holiday Season, American Workers Have Little to Celebrate

At this moment, the neoliberal race to the bottom has rendered most workers too fearful, disorganized, and full of self-blame to fight back

Joe DeManuelle-Hall: The Hard Fight at Amazon

Concerted, collective action is the way we build power. When Amazon workers somewhere stand up to the boss— especially when they win something concrete—it inspires Amazon workers somewhere else to do the same.

Will Evans: Ruthless Quotas at Amazon Are Maiming Employees

This holiday season, Amazon will move millions of packages at dizzying speed. Internal injury reports suggest all that convenience is coming at the expense of worker safety

Ali Karamustafa: Humanitarian first and pro-worker second

How the left lost the moral and economic high ground on immigration

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Chris Brooks: All General Motors Needs to Close an Auto Plant Is a Thesaurus

Today the United Auto Workers announced that it has dropped its legal effort to save three General Motors plants from closure. It’s sad evidence that even a union contract doesn’t guarantee job security for auto workers.

Sarah Jaffe: Chicago Teachers and UAW Members Show Labor Movement Is Back

The end of the Chicago teachers’ strike comes amid a wave of labor movements, including the longest United Auto Workers strike in almost 50 years

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Rachel M. Cohen: Labor Tiptoes Into the Insurgency

“Personally, I just think it’s time for change, and I want to see younger, fresher blood running for public office, who I can relate to, who can relate to our workers”

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Jack Rasmus: Labor Day 2019

A deeper look at the official wage and job numbers shows wages rising nowhere near the official 3.1 percent. In fact, most of the wage gains are highly skewed to the very top

Lance Compa: European Corporations Take Low Road in U.S. South

European multinationals have brought major investments to southern U.S. states, but they do not always bring the labor rights standards they abide by in their home countries

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Steve Early: The Irishman Cometh

Teamster History Hits The Big Screen (Again)

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