In the months before the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halted the United States economy in March 2020, graduate student workers and faculty members in the University of California system aggressively pushed for cost-of-living salary adjustments through strikes, protests, and rallies on campuses. Though COVID-19 shutdowns and transitions to remote learning disrupted
The Health and Safety for All Workers Act would amend an Occupational and Safety Hazard Act in California so domestic workers were no longer excluded.
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
Summer is a time for music festivals. Yet, like many workers, musicians increasingly face threats to their wages and pension plans.
Connecticut Could Be First State To Curb Blanket Discrimination Against People With Criminal Records
Connecticut could become first state in United States to prohibit blanket discrimination against people with criminal records.
Pittsburgh Votes To Expand ‘Amazon of Healthcare’ After Threat To Shut Down Hospital For Low-Income Patients
After University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) threatened to close hospital in low-income neighborhood, city council approved major expansion plan.
Hundreds of Disney World workers marched on March 23 after the company withheld bonuses from 41,000 union employees in Florida and California.