Why Workers Should Organize Unions

Through unions, workers have the opportunity to receive health insurance, job security, paid vacation, sick time and legal services/advice. Without the aid of unions, employees are sometimes subjugated to abusive work tactics.

Why Workers Should Organize Unions

By Tatyana Bellamy Walker, Special to Workers World Today 

 

When hyperlocal new sites DNAinfo.com and the Gothamist joined the Writers Guild of America, East, …

NY State Senator Secures $190,000 in Funding for Tenants’ Rights & Tenant Advocacy Groups

NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton: “We have dedicated lawyers, counselors, case workers, and community advocates working to uphold tenants’ rights and keep our communities whole...”

NY State Senator Secures $190,000 in Funding for Tenants’ Rights & Tenant Advocacy Groups

Brooklyn, NY – Senator Hamilton announced today $190,000 in funding for tenants’ rights and tenant advocacy groups secured in the New York State budget. …

The Labor Movement in the US

History Channel: "The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor unions fought for better wages, reasonable hours and safer working conditions."

The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, US labor law, and more general history of working people, …

Plumber wins workers’ rights battle against Pimlico Plumbers

Gary Smith is entitled to basic workers' rights, the UK Supreme Court ruled. The Supreme Court ruling means that an employment tribunal can now proceed to examine Mr Smith's action against Pimlico Plumbers as a worker, including a claim that he was unfairly dismissed.

Plumber wins workers’ rights battle against Pimlico Plumbers

By BBC

A plumber has won a legal battle for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling expected to have huge ramifications for freelance …

Report Says Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Housing

National Low Income Housing Coalition released a new study titled “Out of Reach 2018.” It covers research on the affordability of housing among minimum-wage workers.

Report Says Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Housing

By Douglas A. McIntyre

Add housing to the list of things low-paid workers cannot afford. While there has been a great deal of research …