Tenants throughout the U.S. struggle with the high cost of living and loss of their homes, but are escalating a grassroots movement for housing justice.
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.
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A case currently before the Supreme Court could become another debilitating blow to what remains of the US labor movement.
After Bernie Sanders netted two important endorsements, the Democratic Party establishment accused his team of improper access to digital campaign records.
As the White House pushes for more corporate trade deals like TPP, the effects from older ones are still leaving their mark on American workers. Nabisco, now owned by Mondelez International, plans to get rid of half of the workers at the the company’s Southwest Side Chicago bakery and send the jobs to a new facility in Salinas, Mexico. The Mexican facility will now be responsible for making some of Nabisco’s most popular products, including Oreos, and Ritz crackers. In total the Chicago plant will lose 600 jobs and nine production lines.