Troublemakers Blog

June 01, 2016 / Sonia Singh
Farmworkers and allies are marching 200 miles from Long Island to Albany to demand equal rights for farmworkers. They are closer than they’ve ever been to getting a farmworkers’ bill of rights passed in New York state. »
May 31, 2016 /
After seven weeks out on strike, 39,000 Verizon workers are returning to work June 1, with tentative agreements in hand. »
May 26, 2016 / Dan DiMaggio
The Verizon strike is both a test and an opportunity for the whole labor movement. Will we rise to the occasion and back our striking brothers and sisters at Verizon? »
May 17, 2016 /
The global elite are bending the rules to hide their money, while telling us they can't afford to provide health care or pay a living wage. »
May 11, 2016 / Alexandra Bradbury
I've been bowled over by the reception for our new book. But before you buy it, why not check out the parts we’re giving away for free? »
May 06, 2016 / Chris Brooks
The company has announced plans to lay off 600 employees—half the plant’s workforce—and outsource production to Mexico. »
April 18, 2016 / Chris Brooks
What if stewards didn't have to represent non-members? Just ask a Tennessee teacher whether that's a union-building or union-busting policy. »
February 24, 2016 / Samantha Winslow
Whether we like it or not, every December Labor Notes staffers get a firsthand look at how the new state health insurance exchanges are working. I’ve had four different health plans in about three years here. After our old plan was discontinued with the advent of the Affordable Care Act, we had to switch to an inferior plan, bought through the exchange. »
February 03, 2016 /
Des Moines fast food workers struck days before the caucus, hoping to use the news media's temporary obsession with Iowa to highlight the campaign for a $15 minimum wage. »
January 29, 2016 /
The more activists from your area attend, the more skills and inspiration they’ll bring back to local organizing. »