The filibuster stands in the way of the law that makes it easier for unions to form and exist.
Economist Robert Pollin says a $15 federal minimum wage is an essential but limited step toward decent wage standards.
Meatpacking plants have been deadly COVID-19 hot spots — but policies that encourage workers to show up sick are legal.
General strikes and international solidarity are now offering the best hope to resist the military coup in Burma.
Tens of thousands of oil and gas workers are losing their jobs. The Biden administration could hire them tomorrow.
Further, the CBO often culls negative effect studies to critique a $15 minimum wage, stoking resistance to an increase.
Some workers in Texas are being told that they must use vacation time or forgo pay for days lost to the power crisis.
Perhaps this pandemic’s devastation will promote a debate on the failures of our ragged social safety net.
Economic disparities and unsafe working conditions are motivating staff on campuses to build power through unions.