All Articles on Workers

Then-presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during the SEIU Unions for All Summit in Los Angeles, California on October 4, 2019. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images) News
Progressives Urge Biden to Prove 'Pro-Union' Stance by Publicly Backing Amazon Workers in Alabama
"One of the most important things a president can do to help working people is to have their backs when they challenge corporate power."
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Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) listens to remarks from Xavier Becerra during the Senate Finance Committee hearing on Becerra's nomination to be HHS secretary in Washington, D.C. on February 24, 2021. (Photo: Michael Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images) News
John Thune's Childhood $6 Wage—$24 Adjusted for Inflation—Sure Helps Make the Case for At Least $15
"The worst thing is that these people aren't dumb. They know about inflation... They just don't think people who make their food and clean their bathrooms deserve the same things they got."
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 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) heads for the Senate Chamber to vote on the confirmation of Denis McDonough at the U.S. Capitol on February 08, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
Sanders 'Confident' $15 Minimum Wage Possible Through Senate Reconciliation
"Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour is not incidental to the federal budget and is permissible under the rules," the independent senator from Vermont said Saturday.
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Sikh-Americans hold a protest rally to save the farmers against farm laws in India, St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by: Michael Siluk/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) News
US Farmers and Food Justice Groups Declare 'Solidarity' With Indian Farmer Protests
"We stand with India's farmers! Now let's connect the dots between the forces of neoliberalism that stifle farmers, from India to the U.S."
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Employees at the Triumph Foods plant in St. Joseph Missouri process pig parts. (Photo: USDA) News
'Dirty and Dangerous': New Data Show Higher Rates of Contamination in Pork Plants Using New Slaughter System
Plants adopting the Trump-approved New Swine Inspection System had, on average, nearly double the rate of fecal and digestive matter contamination of other facilities.
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Uber driver Yasar Gorur wears personal protective equipment while cleaning his vehicle on April 14, 2020 in London. News
'Landmark' Victory as UK Supreme Court Rules Uber Drivers Are Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage, Benefits
"This has been a grueling four-year legal battle for our members—but it's ended in a historic win."
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Service workers demonstrate in favor of the Raise the Wage Act on January 26, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for One Fair Wage) News
Over 200 Small Business Restaurant Owners and Employers Pen Letter Endorsing Raise the Wage Act
The new letter coincides with a report debunking the claim that boosting tipped workers' wages will cause business closures.
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Demanding 'Dignified Work and a Living Wage' as Legal Rights, Ayanna Pressley Unveils Jobs Guarantee Resolution
"It's time to establish a legal right to a job for all people in America."
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A plaque on the exterior of the National Labor Relations Board headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Photo:  Gerald Shields/Wikimedia Commons) News
'An Excellent Pick': Labor Advocates Applaud Biden Nomination of Jennifer Abruzzo for NLRB General Counsel
"There is no one who has a more thorough grasp of the National Labor Relations Board and the purpose of the National Labor Relations Act than Jennifer Abruzzo," said one union leader.
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New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference on August 6, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) News
New York AG Sues Amazon Over 'Flagrant Disregard' for Worker Safety During Pandemic
"We won't let corporate bullies put hardworking New Yorkers in harm's way," said the state attorney general, Letitia James.
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