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.
The public transit agency wants to keep union negotiations closed to the public.
A new law will give retail, hospitality and food service workers predictable schedules — and extra pay when schedules change at the last minute.
Puzder dropped out as nominee for labor secretary, and lost his job as CEO.
A Supreme Court ruling that ‘fair share’ fees are unconstitutional is likely 6 to 13 months away.
The bill would erode the 40-hour work week by making it cheaper for employers to require long hours.
A new complaint says a contractor, Veolia North America, broke federal labor law.
The lawsuit against Portland Specialty Baking will still go forward.
Iowa strips public worker collective bargaining rights, but right-to-work fails in New Hampshire.
Missouri follows close on the heels of Kentucky, and a right-to-work bill in Congress would bar any requirement to pay union dues nationwide.
Tiernan, former chair of the Oregon Republican Party, is a labor relations consultant who helped rid a Berkeley grocery of its union.