In Spite Of Industry-Backed Disinformation Around Health Care, Largest Nurses Union Mobilizes Voters For ‘Medicare For All’
National Nurses United organizers focus on personal experiences with the health care system to mobilize voters for Medicare For All in 2020 primary.
The State of Tennessee is in the midst of a health care crisis, where its residents are struggling with debt, bankruptcies, and a lack of access to health care, while suffering from some of the highest rates in the United States of preventable illnesses.
“It’s a definitive shift in the entire landscape, not just in Chicago, but throughout the U.S., away from privatization, school closures, charter schools, and the kind of Koch Brother funding of private schools instead of public schools, a threat we’ve been fending off for the last 30 years,” said Jackson Potter, a union bargaining member and high school teacher in Chicago.
Michael Sainato reports on equal employment opportunity complaints that workers filed against Verizon alleging the company engages in racial discrimination.
Migrant workers share stories of wage theft and retaliation by employers, and how there is little-to-no enforcement of state labor protections.
At the end of May, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra management informed their musicians that the summer season would be canceled and musicians would be locked out beginning June 17, the first work stoppage for the orchestra in 31 years. “We’re not being paid. They told us our health insurance will
At Facebook headquarters, workers for Bikes Make Life Better face an anti-union campaign from their employers as they try to form a union.
Former General Motors employees in Colombia have protested at US Embassy for several years over practice of firing workers for injuries.
Since the National Labor Relations Board ruled graduate student workers at private universities can unionize, a surge in organizing has faced persistent union-busting.
The Trump administration is bullying Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos into accepting refugees with outstanding deportation orders, many of whom fled US wars.