LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Missouri may be the only state where voters will have a chance to raise the minimum wage this year, as a Michigan ballot initiative got pre-empted by the state legislature, and another in Arkansas is tied up in court.
New York, NY – From the concrete canyons of New York City to the hollers of West Virginia, smart phones have emerged as the best organizing tool American workers ever had. Why then, are they now also being blamed for undermining, perhaps, the quintessential feature of trade unionism itself — apprentice training.
NEW YORK, NY – According to a recent article in the WALL Street Journal, workers at Whole Foods Market in several locations are considering joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
New York, NY – Feelings were strong on 5th Avenue this weekend for NYC’s 2018 Labor Day, the defiant faces of union marchers proud and determined.
Brooklyn, NY – You can still win. That’s the message CWA District 1 Organizing Coordinator Tim Dubnau and his members have for striking Charter/Spectrum workers with IBEW Local 3 who’ve been without their jobs for a punishing year-and-a-half.
New York, NY – This Labor Day Weekend, a dimwitted attempt to job-shame “Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens for working at a Clifton, NJ grocery store not only backfired on Twitter — it also managed to expose several false narratives about working actors, as well as the very nature of work itself.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Vireo medical-marijuana dispensary chain and Local 338 of the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union announced Aug. 31 that they would begin offering discounts to labor-union members and retirees in New York State on Labor Day, Sept. 3.
New York, NY – Embattled unions fighting so-called “open shop” development, so-called “right to work” laws, the aftermath of the Janus decision — and a whole plethora of other right-wing attacks on workers — have some good news heading into Labor Day 2018: a clear majority of Americans like unions.