Greenberg and Silberstein: Remembering the Triangle Fire

March 26, 2017

“After the 1905 and 1909 strikes, most factories had settled with the unions,” write Samuel Greenberg and Lane Silberstein in Jacobin. “But Triangle refused. Their thousands of peak-season employees were paid $5.50 an hour or less in 2016 figures […]

Nissan Declines Talks with Union After Mississippi Rally

March 24, 2017

“It would be inappropriate to have discussions with your union regarding employees at Nissan’s manufacturing plant in Canton, Mississippi, without your union first having obtained the support of a majority of employees at that plant,” Becker wrote in […]

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 […]

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 […]

H&M Factory in Myanmar Damaged in Violent Labor Dispute

March 7, 2017

The month-old dispute, which also saw managers attacked, highlights the need for Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to enact social and labor reforms, analysts say, while at the same time reassuring investors looking to tap the opening of one of the […]

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