Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether "neutrality agreements" are really just a bribe from the employer, and therefore illegal.
With new organizing choked by the legal system, it's a rare campaign that doesn't first extract a “neutrality agreement” to blunt the boss’s wrath. In November, the Supreme Court will consider whether such agreements are legal.
Immigrant dairy workers in upstate New York are organizing for the most basic of human rights, like a day off.
After the Wisconsin legislature banned public sector unions from most collective bargaining, we had to come up with ways of dealing with management informally.
A small, spunky union in New Zealand has become one of the most successful fast food organizing efforts in the world.
Union representatives can use their right to information not just to win grievances but to nudge the boss toward contract compliance.
The Mexican Congress looks set to pass a piece of fast-track labor law “reform” this week that could be devastating for millions of workers’ legal rights and incomes.
In Oakland, California, Maria Santiago cooked, bathed, and cared for an elderly woman around the clock. When she was finally able to rest for a few hours, she had to sleep on the floor.
The days of undignified treatment for domestic workers in California may be numbered, if the campaign Santiago backs is successful.
The prospects for labor law reform may seem laughably remote this Labor Day. All the more reason to rethink strategy now, before the next chance. After 60 years of law tilted toward employers, it’s time to make labor organizing a civil right.
A Massachusetts coalition has won a law that will force temp agencies to tell workers basic information about their jobs—such as who their employer is and what they'll be paid.