Biggest Labor Notes Conference Ever Marks Labor Movement Growth
4000 unionists from across the country and 200 international guests from 25 countries attended the Labor Notes conference here.
As Its Baristas Unionize, Does Starbucks Smell the Coffee?
A store in Anaheim, California becomes the latest to organize amid a national wave of dissent against the java giant.
Low-Wage American Taxpayers Inflate CEO Pay Through Stock Buybacks
Biden took an important step with minimum wage, but he could also make it harder for companies with huge CEO-worker pay gaps to land lucrative deals with Uncle Sam.
Fast Food Jobs Are Easy — but, Occasionally, Dangerous
Franchises are increasingly hiring teens but may be doing so at the expense of their health and safety.
LADWP Training Program: Power and Jobs for the People
Right now, UPCT is unique; no other utility has partnered with a union to provide such extensive training. But, advocates say UPCT could be replicated with the right people, with any utility.
California’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations: Who Builds Them and Why It Matters
The Biden administration is recommending EVITP certification as a way to ensure safe and high quality workmanship under the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Disadvantaged find Union Jobs: Electric Bus Makers Pave a Path for Workers
Jobs to Move America is working to bring important community benefit agreements to other areas of the country, including regions less hospitable to unions.
Amazon Employees’ Victorious - Walmart Union Next?
Undeterred, Smalls wants all American workers to have access to the organizing strategies that resulted in his union’s historic win, regardless of the company.
Unions Call Congress to Launch Manufacturing Renaissance
Steib and his 270 USW coworkers expect Congress to deliver a holistic fix to manufacturing and trade crises that endanger national security and livelihoods.
47,000 SoCal Grocery Workers Get Biggest Raise in Decades
Bobbi Murray: After teetering for weeks at the edge of a strike, Kroger and Albertsons employees approve a new union contract.
Would Hourly Wages Help To Sustain a Middle Class Existence?
Higher wages could allow workers to afford health-improving and health-harming products. For more, read how Hourly Wages Help To Sustain a Middle-Class Existence?