More than 1,000 migrant workers in Shanghai have gone on strike and held 18 managers hostage following a dispute over the introduction of a draconian new disciplinary policy
Workers marked the holiday and the one-year anniversary of their union vote—and one of the coldest days of the year—with action outside a Brooklyn garage.
What’s the strategy behind the latest surprising wave of activism?
The most clear-cut victories along the Walmart supply chain—though small in absolute terms—have been in warehouses, which is not surprising, because warehouses are a chokepoint in Walmart’s sophisticated logistics operations.
New York City transit workers ran a winning campaign when we turned to community organizing in our fight against cuts in service.
It takes years of bottom-up organizing to make a difference
Drivers from coast to coast in the virtually non-union and deregulated sector are eyeing the pact as a huge leap forward
What started as a warehouse workers’ strike in California late last year has grown into a global struggle against the world’s largest private employer. The 2.1 million Walmart workers constitute the third-largest workforce in the world, following the U.S. Department of Defense and the People’s Liberation Army of China. And they are revolting.
Teachers across Hawaii are getting the attention of school officials and their state legislature by exercising an old union tactic, work-to-rule. Two years after an imposed contract stuck them with wage and benefit cuts, the teachers are building momentum to win a better deal.
Employees of the Hot and Crusty restaurant in Manhattan have signed a groundbreaking first contract that gives their union control over who the bakery hires.