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Tell the Supreme Court: Protect Working People's Right to Organize!
Business  (tags: workers, unions, jobs, employment, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Fifty years ago this month, two young black sanitation workers were killed on the job in Memphis. The tragedy sparked the historic I AM A MAN strike, with 1,300 black workers joined by Martin Luther King, Jr. in demanding recognition of their union.
This Florida Stealth Offensive Against Unions Could Preview GOP Onslaught in 2018
Business  (tags: workers, working class, unions, Right to Work )

Freya
- 58 days ago - alternet.org
The legislation could end collective bargaining for most teachers in the state.
A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite
Business  (tags: DNAinfo, Gothamist, Joe Ricketts, online news outlets, Right-wing billionnaire, Unions )

Judy
- 107 days ago - nytimes.com
For more than two years now, online media outlets have been unionizing as a way to make our industry better. This week, we learned just how horrifying some rich people find the idea of employees coming together to improve their workplace.
A 21st-Century Form of Indentured Servitude Has Already Penetrated Deep Into the American Heartland
Business  (tags: workers, labor, unions, oppression, greed )

Freya
- 216 days ago - alternet.org
Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them.
One of the Worst Trends in Red-State Politics Is Coming to a Blue State Near You
Business  (tags: labor, workers, employees, unions, wages, bargaining, laws )

Freya
- 345 days ago - alternet.org
The more states approve so-called right-to-work laws, the worse conditions will become for U.S. workers.
PepsiCo Responds to Formation of New Union in Pakistan By Attacking Rights - PETITION-
Business  (tags: Pepsico, union in Pakistan, attacking rights, workers, unions, employment, labour contractors, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, money, labor, world )

Lone
- 529 days ago - iufcampaigns.org
Workers initially formed a union in response to the massive abuse of precarious employment through labour contractors, which denies permanent employment to workers who have worked for years at the plant.
There's a Lot to Celebrate This Labor Day: The Summer Has Been Filled With Victories for Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, wages, overtime, contractors, unions )

Freya
- 532 days ago - alternet.org
This Labor Day is a particularly great opportunity to remember the holiday's history as 2016 has featured some major victories for workers.
Meet the Abusive "World's Largest Company You'Ve Never Heard Of"
Business  (tags: greed, worker abuse, unions, corporations, wages, income, benefits )

Freya
- 639 days ago - alternet.org
In 2014, after months of negotiating a new contract, Glencore suddenly tossed workers a take-it-or-leave-it offer that would drastically cut wages, increase healthcare costs, and eliminate pensions for new hires.
In Scalia's Absence, Unions Get a Big Supreme Court Win
Business  (tags: teachers, unions, Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia )

Judy
- 693 days ago - usnews.com
The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced it had deadlocked on a challenge to organized labor, handing unions a huge win in a case many anticipated would not go in their favor.
Walmart Extremely Aggressive Againt Employee 'Troublemakers"
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, employees, spying, unions, human rights, consumers, labor, jobs, morporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, money, marketing, society, investors, investments, investing )

Angelus
- 810 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Walmart- the best defense againt unionism is to get rid of the dead weight and truly REWARD and take care of good workers.
'Mind-Blowing Abuse of Power': Walmart Spied on Workers With FBI, Lockheed Martin's Help
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Walmart, Fight for 15, Unions, Labor, Workers, People Power )

Judy
- 817 days ago - commondreams.org
Newly released documents show retail giant used 'every deceptive tactic under the sun' to keep tabs on pro-union employees.
NLRB Rules Against Target in Brooklyn Union Case
Business  (tags: unions, good )

David
- 836 days ago - startribune.com
Maybe this is a first step in strengthening unions in the USA again?!
How a Once-Vital Manufacturing Company Betrayed Its Workers and the Community
Business  (tags: metals, industry, steel, workers, unions, jobs, employment, Pennsylvania, greed )

Freya
- 902 days ago - alternet.org
The experience of workers at ATI plants in Western Pennsylvania illustrates the corporationâEUR(TM)s transmutation.
MSNBC Cans Only Cable TV Host Who Extensively Covered TPP
Business  (tags: Ed Schultz, MSNBC, TPP, economic inequality, unions )

Judy
- 941 days ago - alternet.org
Schultz covered the issue more often than the rest of the network's programs combined.
Inequality Can Be Addressed Only If We Start Talking About the 'Working Class'
Business  (tags: inequality, class in America, working class, unions, U.S., Canada )

Judy
- 949 days ago - theconversation.com
Some might dismiss this as mere semantics, but the absence of a robust discussion of class has real costs. Consider what has happened to US labor unions.
 

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