New Zealand Poised to Repeal Anti-Union ‘Hobbit Law’

October 30, 2017

New Zealand’s controversial “Hobbit law,” which prevents workers in that country’s film industry from unionizing, will likely be on its way out in the next hundred days, according to a senior government minister interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter […]

Labor Unions Lead Fight Against NY Constitutional Convention

October 29, 2017

Labor unions are leading the fight against a New York ballot measure to hold a constitutional convention. They argue that it’s just too risky to tinker with the state’s governing document and threaten existing protections for worker’s compensation, […]

The L.A. Times Gradually Organizes

October 28, 2017

“Earlier this month, [Los Angeles Times] employees arrived at their desks to find flyers announcing that ‘a majority of the newsroom has already signed [union] cards,’” writes Alex Press in Jacobin. “While the old Los Angeles Times building was blown-up, with twenty-one people killed, in 1910 by a radical hoping to […]

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