Vox Media Employees Announce Plans to Unionize

November 17, 2017

A majority of Vox Media’s staff has decided to unionize, leaders of the organizing effort announced Friday. The estimated 350 eligible workers at the digital media company join a wave of unionization that has re-shaped the online news industry in […]

AFL-CIO: The Joy of Winning Your First Union Contract

November 17, 2017

The AFL-CIO’s latest roundup of worker wins begins with a growing wave of nurses organizing in California and includes numerous examples of workers organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life. A vote at Barton Memorial […]

Twin Cities Transit Workers Authorize Super Bowl Strike

November 14, 2017

Unionized transit workers in the Twin Cities metro have rejected a final contract offer and authorized a strike during Super Bowl festivities in February. The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005 represents about 2,500 bus drivers, light trail operators […]

Zara Clothes Tagged to Highlight Labor Dispute

November 3, 2017

Shoppers at the fashion retailer Zara in Istanbul have found unusual tags on their garments — complaints by Turkish workers who say they have not been paid for the merchandise in the store. Workers from an outsourced manufacturer […]

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