Can the Public Purse Address Huge Pay Gaps for Low-Wage Workers?
New federal contracting standards could incentivize corporations to narrow the economic divides that undermine employee morale and business effectiveness.
California Farmworkers March, Urge Newsom to Sign Voting Rights Bill
Even if the law goes into effect, the union will have to educate thousands of workers about the new system for voting. The march itself is part of that process.
The Boss' Weak Spot: Find it, Use it, Make Real Change
We wanted an activity that would irritate the boss, educate the public, and get members psyched. We decided to all take our 15-minute breaks at the same time.
Essential Workers: Who Gets a Place in the Pandemic Picket Line?
The impact of immigrants on healthcare, food, sanitation, and transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rising hate crime against immigrants on racial grounds.
Without High-Speed Internet, Millions of Californians Can't Get a Job
Building digital infrastructure paves the way for jobs for those who need them most.
Why Are Trader Joe’s Workers Joining the Union Fight?
Workers at two stores among the hundreds of Trader Joe’s locations nationwide are hoping to join a newly formed independent union.
Devastate the Working Poor and Face the Consequences
What is it that we can do to help create paths, into the middle class? A lot of these workers, let’s be honest, are ignored because they’re not white. But without them, this economy’s crushed.
Federal Inaction, Local Action: Local Governments Tackle Labor Issues
Creation of permanent local offices of labor standards is a new frontier for municipalities, something that didn’t exist before because, by and large, it didn’t need to. Times have changed.
Underfunded, Understaffed NLRB Threatens Current Organizing Wave
The NLRB even failed to spend its budget in 2018 and 2019, prompting an investigation by the Board’s Inspector General. To gather more, read this blog here!