All Articles on Workers

Demonstrators participate in a protest outside of McDonald's corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021 in Chicago. News
'Time for Talk Is Over. No More Excuses,' Says Sanders as Lawmakers Intro $15 Minimum Wage Bill
"We can no longer tolerate millions of workers not being able to afford to feed their families or pay the rent."
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Lyft and Uber drivers report dramatically reduced earnings and bonuses in recent years. (Photo: Stock Catalog/Flickr/cc) News
'Poverty Mode': App-Based Drivers Slam Lyft's Latest Pay Cut Scheme
"The digital economy today is part of the problem and not the solution," argues one labor advocate. "It's not too late to change that."
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People line up to receive food packages distributed in Budapest, Hungary on December 30, 2020. News
UN Labor Agency: Pandemic Job Losses Four Times Higher Than After 2009 Financial Collapse
"This has been the most severe crisis for the world of work since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Its impact is far greater than that of the global financial crisis of 2009."
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A woman retrieves a copy of The New Yorker magazine from her condominium cluster mailbox in Santa Fe, New Mexico in September 2020. (Photo: Robert Alexander/Getty Images) News
Lawmakers, Journalists Back New Yorker Magazine Work Stoppage to Protest 'Egregious' Wage Proposal
"This isn't about not being grateful," said a former contributor. "It's really just about paying rent."
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LGBTQ Americans and allies rallied outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump's effort to ban trans people from military service. (Photo: Ted Eytan/Flickr/cc) News
Advocates Hail Biden Executive Order on LGBTQ Rights as the Most Far-Reaching in US History
Human Rights Campaign applauded the directive as "a turning point in our fight for equality under the law."
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After taking office, President Joe Biden requested the resignaton of Peter Robb, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. (Photo: NLRB) News
Under Pressure From Workers, Biden Fires 'Extreme, Anti-Union' Labor Board Lawyer
"Today is a good day," declared the SEIU, which had called on the president to immediately oust NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb.
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"If you live in New York and had produce during the pandemic, odds are that's because of these workers," said journalist Alex Press. (Photo: Teamsters/Local 202/Joint Council 16) News
Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders Lead Call for Solidarity With #HuntsPointStrike
"Essential workers should not have to go on strike for decent pay, and no worker should be threatened for exercising their constitutional rights."
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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump destroyed equipment of media crews outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 06, 2021. (Photo: Agnes Bun/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Murder the Media': Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Target Journalists Covering Attack on US Capitol
The takeover followed an inflammatory speech in which the president, yet again, called the press "the enemy of the people."
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The "exclusion of undocumented workers in Nebraska from receiving vaccines is hypocritical, racist, cruel, and only helps spread Covid-19," said Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas). (Photo: Natalie Behring/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Barbaric': Nebraska Governor Puts Undocumented Meatpackers at Back of Vaccine Line
"Everyone deserves to be vaccinated, especially the workers who feed us—and essential workers have earned a fast-track to citizenship."
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James Hang, a driver for Vons home delivery, loads grocery orders onto his truck in Torrance, CA on April 27, 2020. (Photo: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
'Devastating Effects' of CA Prop 22 Begin as Albertsons Stores Move to Replace Unionized Drivers With Gig Workers
"Albertsons was happy to reap public goodwill during the pandemic. But once Prop 22 gave the company the option of replacing workers with lower-paid contractors, they jumped at the opportunity."
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