We talk with retired Communications Worker Mark Klein, who noticed something odd at his AT&T job back in 2002.
Walmart store workers have launched their most ambitious effort yet to improve conditions at their giant, stubborn employer. More than 100 walked out of dozens of stores this past week, in the longest strike attempted so far.
Wendy’s felt a double dose of worker power at the company’s shareholder meeting in Manhattan yesterday as farmworkers from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and workers from Wendy’s restaurants gathered outside in successive waves to present their demands.
Walmart has cut store staffing so severely that in some cases workers have no time to stock shelves, and the few remaining checkers face customers who’ve been waiting in line for 30 minutes.
That’s just the newest symptom of Walmart’s profit-at-any-cost policies, which create miserable conditions along the company’s whole supply chain, said Walmart workers who compared notes Thursday in New York.
While Boeing engineers and technical workers have been struggling to fix the overheating batteries that grounded the Dreamliner 787, management has been plotting to destroy their pensions.