When the government won’t do the work of improving basic rights for everyone, who will? A union can. As long as you unionize the whole damn sector. Example one: Germany.
The slow collapse of traditional retailing is attributable to Amazon more than any other single company. We’re sad to report, then, that a new study finds that a new Amazon warehouse won’t create any jobs in your decrepit town, at all.
Every single action that the Trump administration has taken with regard to workers’ rights has been uniformly bad. With one exception.
The conversation that takes place around unions is often too political. Too ideological, too abstract. This is personal. Take it personally.
You are labor. I am labor. Everyone who works for a living is labor. So why are we getting our asses kicked?
The future is not completely unpredictable. Many of the most powerful economic and political trends in this country can be found inside an Amazon warehouse. And what happens to the workers there will say a lot about our collective future.
BuzzFeed News’ staff is generally becoming more representative of the communities it aims to cover and the audiences it tries to reach, according to statistics shared with the newsroom on Wednesday and obtained by Splinter. But the proportion of the site’s journalists who identify as being of Hispanic descent has…
America: has it been too lenient on immigration? A new study is proof that we’ve been letting outsiders waltz right into our country and... work the absolute worst graveyard shifts.
StoryCorps, a company that is currently running an anti-union campaign, told us this week that they are not “anti-union.” This is a common refrain. But what does it mean? Let us provide some clarity.
Everyone who has ever sat on a stalled subway train knows that the MTA, the agency responsible for keeping New York City transportation running, is broken. Why? We asked MTA employees to tell us.
We all knew from day one that the Trump administration would be hostile to labor. It has now begun in earnest.
Underpaid and overworked? Disrespected by the boss? When all else fails, you and all your colleagues can print out your salaries and tape them up around the office.