Slate Editorial Staff Votes to Unionize with WGA East

March 17, 2017

Slate’s editorial staff joins a labor movement that has proven to be the most effective way for creative professionals to have a seat at the table and build sustainable careers in the billion-dollar digital media industry,” said WGA East executive […]

US Employers Posted More Jobs in January; Quitting Jumped

March 16, 2017

“The pattern is consistent with the trend in employment growth remaining strong—more than strong enough to keep the unemployment rate trending down,” said Jim O’Sullivan, chief US economist at High Frequency Economics, in a note to clients. […]

Labor Notes: How One Union is Advancing Racial Justice

March 16, 2017

“Employers often use race to divide workers against one another,” write Luster Howard, Maricruz Manzanarez, and Seth Newton Patel in Labor Notes. “At University of California campuses and hospitals, we’re seeing the problem get worse […]

US Women’s Hockey Team Hits Hard in Pay Dispute

March 16, 2017

The team’s boycott matters because the US women are the defending world champs. They have medaled in all five of the sport’s Olympic tournaments. They are one of only four or five quality teams in the world, making their presence essential […]

Appeal Promised as McDonald’s Ducks Wage-Theft Suit

March 16, 2017

Cashiers Guadalupe Salazar, Genoveva Lopez and Judith Zarate sued McDonald’s and franchise owner Bobby Haynes in March 2014, claiming they were denied meal and rest breaks and that McDonald’s miscalculated their wages through a flawed […]

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