Sanders and Warren proposed a bill to raise taxes on corporations that pay CEOs 50 times what they pay average workers.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos declined Bernie Sanders’s invitation to a Senate Budget Committee hearing on inequality today.
The hearing will feature testimony from a pro-union Amazon employee as Alabama Amazon workers vote on union formation.
Unionizing the Amazon warehouse workforce, which is 85 percent Black, is above all a civil rights issue, say organizers.
The filibuster stands in the way of the law that makes it easier for unions to form and exist.
As workers in Alabama organize, the company’s tactics underscore the need for the Protecting the Right to Organize Act.
Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, are voting on whether to become the first unionized Amazon warehouse in the U.S.
While this year catalyzed a historic strike wave, it also exposed the labor movement’s internal divisions.
Students at the University of California, Santa Cruz, are protesting the suspension of a wildcat strike organizer.
It is almost impossible to explain how difficult a task President-elect Joe Biden has before him.