AFL-CIO: Organizing Progress at Media Companies

January 16, 2019

Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with several newsrooms using collective action and includes numerous examples of working people organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life. Onion Creative Staff […]

AFL-CIO: Thousands Rally in D.C. to #StopTheShutdown

January 15, 2019

As the government shutdown became the longest in US history, thousands of working people took to the streets of Washington, D.C., to send a clear message to the president and Congress to stop the shutdown and let federal government […]

Hoenig: Labor in the Age of Trump

January 15, 2019

“Without going into the long history of how the Democratic Party slowly co-opted union leadership (with some exceptions),” writes Myles Hoenig in CounterPunch, “the labor movement is at an existential crossroad. If it stays the course … it will soon die as quickly as President Reagan busted PATCO. […]

House Democrats to Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill

January 14, 2019

House Democrats are slated to introduce legislation on Wednesday aimed at gradually raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. Under the legislation — spearheaded by House Committee on Education and Labor […]

LAUSD Teachers Go on Strike for the First Time in 30 Years

January 14, 2019

Los Angeles teachers braved the cold, drizzly weather Monday morning as they walked off the job in their first strike in 30 years to demand smaller class sizes, more support staff at schools and better pay. Schools will be open but it’s unknown how […]

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