All Articles on Workers

People participate in a "March on Billionaires" event on July 17, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
Hospital-Owning Frist Family 'Made a Killing' During Pandemic, With Wealth Soaring by $8.1 Billion
"HCA and the Frists join the ranks of pandemic profiteers that have seen their fortunes soar during a time of national tragedy."
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A woman participates in a protest against President Rodrigo Duterte's Anti-Terror bill on June 12, 2020 in Quezon City, Philippines. Activists marked Independence Day by staging protests against the draconian anti-terrorism legislation. (Photo: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images) News
'Bloody Sunday': Left Activists, Labor Leaders Executed in Philippines After Duterte Says 'Finish Off' the Communists
"The government's increasingly brutal counter-insurgency campaign... no longer makes any distinction between armed rebels and non-combatant activists, labor leaders, and rights defenders."
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Roger Garbey and Andres Hernandez install a solar panel system on the roof of a home on January 23, 2018 in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
'Good Jobs for All': Sunrise Movement Launches Campaign to Fight Climate Crisis With Work Guarantee
"With so much work to do building a better society that works for all of us, there's no reason anyone in the richest country in the history of the world should be unemployed, underemployed, or working a job that isn't in the public interest."
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U.S. meatpacking workers process a pig carcass. (Photo: Government Accountability Office) News
'Utterly Damning 'Docs Reveal Meatpacking Industry Fought Feeble Covid-19 Safeguards Under Trump
"These documents show that the industry actively pushed back against the few steps the Trump administration took to try to ensure the safety of meatpacking workers and federal inspectors."
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Carlos Ponce joins other demonstrators participating in a protest asking senators to support the continuation of unemployment benefits on July 16, 2020, in Miami Springs, Florida. News
'We Should Be Taxing the Rich, Not the Unemployed': Millions Set to Receive Surprise Bills for Pandemic Jobless Benefits
Democrats are facing pressure to act fast to stave off an "easily avoidable political disaster."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, arrives at a hearing on Capitol Hill on February 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. News
Urging Senate to 'Ignore the Parliamentarian,' Sanders to Force Vote on $15 Minimum Wage Amendment
"I regard it as absurd that the parliamentarian, a Senate staffer elected by no one, can prevent a wage increase for 32 million workers."
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President Joe Biden speaks during an event to announce new Cabinet nominations at the Queen Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
Report Finds Biden Can Potentially Freeze Dozens of Trump's Last-Minute 'Egregious and Damaging' Rollbacks
"Trump's sloppiness and incompetence has created an opening to undo some of the damage caused by his destructive anti-regulatory agenda."
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Protesters holding a banner that reads, "A Path to Citizenship for All" at a silent demonstration in Manhattan on February 25, 2021. News
150 Former Aides, Surrogates Urge Sanders to Help Secure Citizenship Pathway for Undocumented Immigrants
"Undocumented workers and their families continue to face the possibility of deportation and family separation. This is unacceptable."
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President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during a meeting with members of the House and Senate about supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on February 24, 2021. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images) News
150K+ Voters Back $15 Minimum Wage as Biden and Harris Pushed to #Keep15In Pandemic Relief Bill
"Decency is Democrats using the political power they've been handed to finally deliver for the hardworking people of this country."
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Eight-year-old Indi Pineau, a third grader in Lakewood, Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools, participates in her first day of online learning in her room at her family's home on March 17, 2020. (Photo: RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/<em>The Denver Post</em> via Getty Images) News
'Life-Changer for Millions': FCC Approves Program to Help Poor Families Overcome Digital Divide During Pandemic
"As the pandemic nears its one-year mark, it's only gotten harder for many people to afford essential internet connections to the remote learning, work, and healthcare services they need."
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