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.
Sharing information about wages, benefits, and working conditions is a protected right, even in nonunion workplaces.
Oregon’s Worker Freedom Act has survived its first court challenge. In a May 6 ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Mosman dismissed a lawsuit by two business groups that wanted the union-authored state law struck
BrucePac broke labor law when it fired workers for supporting a union campaign, says a federal judge.
By DON McINTOSH, Associate Editor Two business groups, Associated Oregon Industries (AOI) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, have chosen a union campaign at Silverton, Oregon, headquartered BrucePac as the test case in their lawsuit
Cooked meat producer BrucePac fired at least 17 union supporters just weeks into a union campaign.
The strike had a broad impact on labor, says Georgetown University history professor Joseph McCartin.
In a series of job actions, over 100 Broadway Cab drivers oppose a money grab by the company.