Workers’ rights are human rights. They don’t come from laws — they come from being human. In the Workers Rights section, we report on the right to organize and bargain collectively, the right to a decent standard of living, and the right to be treated fairly and with dignity.
Workers sometimes win when they raise the union banner, even when they lose the union.
Precision—a key Boeing supplier—has lost its marathon effort to avoid recognizing the choice of a group of welders to unionize.
According to a March 29 report, the drop has been dramatic. Since 2010 the NLRB has lost 452 employees, or 26%.
Trump NLRB appointees had declared that student teaching assistants aren’t employees under the National Labor Relations Act.
The U.S. House passed the PRO Act—labor’s top priority—March 9. Five Republicans joined all but one Democrat voting yes.
For Montana’s labor movement, it was a fight for life: Union foes thought they’d pass “right to work” given a 2-1 Republican House majority.
Congress may soon consider the most game-changing pro-union legislation in 80 years. The PRO Act would restore workers’ right to unionize.
The previous general counsel, a management-side labor lawyer appointed by Trump, tried to muzzle Scabby the Rat as soon as he took office.
In an 8-0 vote Jan. 25, Seattle City Council ordered large grocery stores to pay $4 an hour hazard pay til the end of the COVID-19 emergency.
SB 690, a bill introduced by Oregon State Senator Chris Gorsek, would restore the right to strike for public transit workers like bus drivers.