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News From: Corporate Greed

by Brian Young | on Jan 19, 2021

Police Arrest 5 Striking Workers

A strike at the largest produce market in the world, Hunts Point Market, turned ugly after five picketers were arrested early Tuesday morning. According to the union, police showed up in riot gear...

by Brian Young | on Jan 18, 2021

AFL-CIO: Ban Imports from Forced Cotton Labor Plants

The Uyghur region in China is the site of one of the world’s largest forced labor camps. These camps have an estimated 1.5 million Uyghurs in them. Many have been sent there for “re-...

by Brian Young | on Jan 04, 2021

Trump Rule Slows Down Union Elections

2020 was a tough year for everyone, but it was especially difficult for workers to organize a union. In addition to the pandemic, workers were faced with changing rules that were meant to slow down...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2020

Southwest Announces Layoffs Before Bargaining

For the first time in the company’s history, Southwest Airlines is announcing involuntary furloughs. The move comes after months of lower than expected air travel due to COVID-19 and Congress...

by Brian Young | on Dec 02, 2020

Locking Out Nurses During COVID-19

Facing rising cases of COVID-19, nurses at Albany Med held a one-day strike on Tuesday. As part of their strike, the nurses were calling on the hospital to address PPE concerns as well as patient...

by Brian Young | on Dec 01, 2020

Nurses Strike in New York

Nurses in New Rochelle, New York, the original hotspot for the COVID-19 outbreak on the East Coast, went on strike today. Below is a petition that they are asking people to sign to pressure their...

by Brian Young | on Nov 30, 2020

Trump's Going After Your Tips

There may only be a handful of weeks left in Trump’s term, but his aides are making sure that his policies have a lasting impact. At the Department of Labor, they are rushing to finalize two...

by Press and Media | on Nov 27, 2020

Make Amazon Pay

On Black Friday, thousands of Amazon workers from around the world are protesting the company's policies. Find out more below from Business Insider.

by Brian Young | on Nov 24, 2020

Amazon Workers File for Union Election in Alabama

Employees at an Amazon Fulfillment center in Alabama are the latest group of workers to try and organize at the online retail giant. On Friday, the warehouse workers filed for an election with the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 15, 2020

How Union Bribery Indictments Hurt us All

A story broke a few weeks ago of how a top-ranking building trades official along with other low ranking union reps got indicted on charges of bribery. Bad news like this hurts us all especially the...