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by Brian Young | on May 26, 2021

Veterans Arrested at Mineworkers Strike

For nearly two months, workers at the WarriorMet mines have been on strike. The 1,000 workers are some of the lowest-paid miners in the area. They routinely work 6 days a week often putting in over...

by Brian Young | on May 25, 2021

Teamsters Strike Billionaire Catsimatidis

Since April 19th, essential workers at United Metro Energy have been on strike. These workers provide gasoline, diesel, and heating oil to New York. Throughout the pandemic they continued to work...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 19, 2021

McDonald's Employees Strike Nationwide

Nine years after the first fast-food strikes and the launch of the Fight for $15 movement, workers at McDonald's are holding strikes in cities across the nation with the hope of finally achieving...

by Brian Young | on May 18, 2021

When Environmentalists Union Bust

The Audubon Society is one of the oldest environmental organizations in the country. The century-old bird-focused non-profit is also entering a new dubious category as its employees accuse the...

by Brian Young | on May 17, 2021

Worker Alleges Amazon Tampered with Mailbox

Last month, workers at an Amazon Plant in Bessemer Alabama rejected an attempt by RWDSU to organize their warehouse. The workers had faced an intense union-busting campaign from Amazon and the union...

by Brian Young | on May 14, 2021

Unions Challenge USMCA Labor Protections

For the first time under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), labor groups have filed a complaint under the Rapid Response Mechanism of agreement. The complaint was against Tridonex...

by Brian Young | on May 07, 2021

Teamsters Notch Largest Ever Win Against CEO Pay

CEO pay has been ballooning in recent years as worker pay has stayed stagnant, leading to an increasing wage gap between the bosses and employees. Fed up with the high price of CEO’s pay, the...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2021

ExxonMobil Locks Out Texas Workers

On the morning of Saturday, May 1st, union workers at the Beaumont, Texas Exxon Mobil plant were locked out. The company had set a 10 AM deadline for the union to accept a new contract that included...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 21, 2021

Foxconn Pulls Out of Trump's Wisconsin Deal

One of the highlights of Trump’s attempt to bring manufacturing back to the United States was the proposed $10 billion factory in Wisconsin. The warehouse was slated to be built by Taiwan...

by Brian Young | on Apr 16, 2021

Jeff Bezos: We Need to Do Better by our Employees

While the union campaign at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama was unsuccessful at giving the workers a larger voice on the job, it did shine a spotlight on the working conditions within Amazon...