Troublemakers Blog

A black banner with white letters lists 160 health care workers killed in Gaza. It is titled “We Remember”.
November 17, 2023 /
At dusk on November 3—hours after Israel bombed ambulances outside Al Shifa hospital in Gaza, killing 15 and »
A cartoon in black and gold shows a woman with a sonogram and a person with a small baby, all are smiling. In the background is a disgruntled boss.
November 16, 2023 /
Judy approached Chief Steward Amy over lunch one day with big news: she was three months pregnant! Amy congratulated her. »
Sindhu poses outside in front of a barn. She has long black hair and is wearing a red shirt and a slight smile.
November 15, 2023 /
Labor Notes is happy to welcome our newest co-worker, Sindhu Sundar! »
Dozens of men and women of various ethnicities wearing dark blue flight attendant uniforms hold signs saying “Ready to Strike”
November 02, 2023 / Jenny Brown
Flight Attendants at American Airlines voted to strike by 99.47 percent at the end of August, with 93 percent turnout. »
A group of people in white medical coats stand behind a red banner reading ‘Health Workers Against Genocide in Gaza.’
October 31, 2023 / Keith Brower Brown, / Caitlyn Clark
In the U.S. and across the world, hundreds of thousands of people have taken the streets to protest Israel’s assault on Gaza, which has killed at least 8,300 Palestinians, including 3,300 children, since October 7. »
A letter carrier with a big shoulder bag puts mail in a grouped mailbox in an alley, he is backlit.
October 24, 2023 /
One striking feature of the current labor resurgence is a trend for greater openness during national contract negotiations. This year the Auto Workers (UAW) at the Big 3 and Teamsters at UPS have provided members with detailed information about their bargaining proposals. »
A group of people in red shirts, one man carrying a child march past the camera with signs saying Stellantis is barganing in bad faith.
October 20, 2023 / Luis Feliz Leon
The Auto Workers (UAW) have thrown the Big 3 on the back foot. For the first time in recent history, the union is playing the automakers against each other—departing from its tradition of choosing one target company and patterning an agreement at the other two. »
A group of people hold a black banner that says CEASEFIRE.
October 19, 2023 / Alexandra Bradbury, / Luis Feliz Leon
While many union members and other workers are worried and horrified at the mounting war in Israel and occupied Palestine, U.S. unions so far have mostly remained silent. »