Clawson: Unions Fight to Protect Immigrant Workers

September 23, 2017

“Unions are stepping up dramatically in the fight against Donald Trump’s bigoted, brutal immigration policies,” writes Laura Clawson in The Daily Kos. “Unite Here, the hotel workers’ union, is training workers to face down immigration raids and […]

Trump Takes Aim at Obama Labor Legacy

August 4, 2017

President Donald Trump is taking major steps to change the direction of federal labor policy, positioning the National Labor Relations Board to overturn several high-profile Obama-era labor decisions, writes Noam Scheiber in “The New York Times.” […]

Contract High – Deluxe Digital Cinema Technicians Win Raises, Respect

August 4, 2017

In a nondescript Burbank falafel joint on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in July of last year, co-workers crowded around an impromptu conference table made up of several four-tops pushed together. A tacky film adhered to the furniture, as is typical of greasy spoons. Sweaty forearms clung stickily to gummy tabletops. […]

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