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New Rule Speeds Unionization Votes, Say Organizers

Jun 19 /

Organizers say the NLRB's new election rule—aimed at reining in employers’ power to stall union drives—has immediately shortened the wait between filing a representation petition and voting. »

SeaTac's Fight for 15: Why Faith Was Key

Jun 9 /

The fight for a $15 minimum wage in SeaTac, Washington, only blossomed after union and community allies stepped beyond their comfort zones, uniting behind a cause that had nothing to do with fair pay. »

Walmart Workers Fast to Fight Closures

May 29 /

Workers set up camp outside a Los Angeles Walmart this week and held a one-day fast to protest the corporation’s retaliation against their organizing. »

San Francisco Teachers Elect Reformers to Lead Union

Jun 10 /

The new leaders of United Educators of San Francisco are pledging to empower members, take on standardized testing, and back struggles for affordable housing. »

Will Kaiser's Labor Partnership Crack?

Jun 1 /

It’s this year’s biggest private-sector bargaining, covering 100,000 workers. But the national deal due June 4 may reveal widening cracks in the giant health system's celebrated partnership with unions. »

Building Power in Many Languages

May 28 /

How do you organize and build unity among workers who don’t speak the same language? In this month's Steward's Corner organizers share tips for building power in multiple languages. »

TroubleMakers Blog

Transit Strikers Defend Full-Time Jobs and Bathroom Breaks

Jul 2 /

Bus drivers and mechanics in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, began their strike at 3 a.m. July 1. “This is not Walmart," says union President James Macon. »

At Multinationals, Chinese Factory Workers Strike for Layoff Compensation

Jul 2 /

Big strikes broke out in May at two multinational-owned plants in China, over management's efforts to avoid paying proper compensation for layoffs. »

Viewpoint: Communication Workers Look Ahead

Jun 18 /

Over four often-contentious days in Detroit in June, delegates to the national convention of the Communications Workers (CWA) chose new leadership, upheld the rights of strikers, and grappled with racism and police brutality. »