Unions are using walkouts and hosting educational events to support the Black Lives Matter movement in pursuit of racial and economic justice.
Author: Ken Green
Though the economy is reopening, front-line workers still rely on the support of unions for workplace protections. Here’s what those unions are doing.
Agricultural workers already labored in hazardous conditions, before factoring in a pandemic and wildfires. United Farm Workers is fighting for them.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed more gig workers to organize and fight for better working conditions. Unions should be supporting those efforts.
The school year has begun but there is little consensus on the best path forward. Here’s a labor perspective how school reopening is going.
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA) are working to ensure school reopenings focus on safety.
As the new school year nears, the United Federation of Teachers is on the front lines to ensure back-to-school plans for NYC public schools prioritize safety.
The United Teachers Los Angeles union successfully lobbied to keep LA schools closed in the fall. This was a huge win for teachers unions nationwide.
Unions are standing up for workers as they go back to work, using their resources to push political leaders to address these four key issues.
Labor unions are in a position to help workers during periods of mass unemployment by employing some or all of these strategies.