Why Are California Grocery Workers Threatening to Strike?
For many of the state's grocery workers, wages declined as non-unionized companies like Walmart claimed a bigger portion of the market.
Hundreds of Toronto Uber Drivers Have Announced Plans to Unionize
The announcement tees up a fight between the United Food and Commercial Workers and rideshare giants like Uber and Lyft.
Responsive Unions Help Make Work Feel More Meaningful
New research finds that the boons of union membership can extend beyond wages and benefits.
Your Boss Can't Ask How Many Testicles You Have. Why Can NFL Coaches?
A cornerback prospect was reportedly asked about his private parts at the NFL combine. Does anti-discrimination law cover the NFL?
Viewfinder: Denver High School Students Join Teachers on the Picket Line
South High School students join their striking teachers on the picket line on February 11th, 2019, in Denver, Colorado.
As Teacher Strikes Grow in California, Red State Educators Are Seeing a Backlash
Red for Ed teachers face retribution in Arizona, even as strikes grow next door.
Los Angeles Unified School District Teachers Strike (in Photos)
The strike, which began Monday, is the first in 30 years in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district.
Los Angeles Teachers Are Striking—and Expecting That Teachers Across the Country Will Follow Suit
Organizers say the L.A. movement to better fund public education will inspire solidarity movements nationwide.
What Happens When a Factory Town Loses Its Factory
The human cost of job loss can be enormous, leading to depression, failing marriages or health, and even suicide.
A Progressive Fundraising Behemoth Faces Fresh Accusations of Unjust Labor Practices
Grassroots Campaigns canvasses for such non-profits as Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union. But former employees say the organization has taken a hardline—and repressive—view of labor reform within its own ranks.
Senators Across the Country Weigh in on a Unionization Fight in South Carolina
In their bid to unionize, one relatively small group of Boeing workers in the South has lately drawn some bigger-name supporters.
A Recent SCOTUS Decision on Labor Might Actually Strengthen Unions
Identifying union fees as a matter of free speech works both ways.
Nevada's Unions Show How U.S. Labor Groups Can Adapt in a Right-to-Work Reality
Unions in the state have been unable to force public-employees to contribute to collective bargaining funds for almost 65 years, and yet they have managed to thrive.
The Supreme Court Just Weakened Public-Sector Unions. What Will Happen Next?
Pacific Standard spoke with a labor researcher about the likely effects of the landmark Supreme Court decision passed on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court Rules That Public-Sector Unions Can't Require Agency Fees
Union advocates argue that the loss of agency fees will financially decimate public-sector unions.
Boeing Flight Line Workers Vote to Unionize in South Carolina
In this historically anti-union state, organizing even a small number of workers is a big deal.