In any death resulting from a construction accident, OSHA standards and regulations were likely violated. A respected and experienced personal injury attorney will listen carefully to you about the facts surrounding your family member's construction accident death.
BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — As per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 4,836 workers were killed at work in …
The potential pitfalls facing NYSNA stewards
Stewards are the heart and soul of New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)–style rank-and-file unionism. Stewards represent the “NYSNA in Action” as …
The AFL-CIO’s analysis listed the CEOs who made the most money last year. Discovery CEO David Zaslav was at the top, making about $130 million. Disney CEO Bob Iger was up there too, with a $66 million payout.
By Alexia Fernández, Jun 26, 2019, 8:20am (VOX)
After years of kicking and screaming, corporate executives have finally released pay data on …
The Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the "Wobblies," is founded at a 12-day-long convention in Chicago. The Wobbly motto: "An injury to one is an injury to all." - 1905
The 1905 Proceedings of the Founding Convention of the
Industrial Workers of the World
Friday June 27 through Saturday July 8th, 1905
"Labor leaders ought to thank Alito — and send chocolates to the Koch brothers for bankrolling the anti-union court case. Their brazen assault, combined with President Trump’s hostility toward labor, has generated a backlash, invigorating public-sector unions and making a case for the broader labor movement to return to its roots and embrace a more militant style." - Dana Milbank
By Dana Milbank
Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral.
When Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and his antilabor colleagues …
— and getting help from the companies isn’t easy.
By Graham Rapier (Business Insider)
For female Uber and Lyft drivers, every fare is a possible nightmare.
And when the unthinkable …
NYSNA nurses at New York City's Public Hospitals are in the front line of healthcare delivery serving patients with high quality expertise, dignity and respect, regardless of a patient's ability to pay or immigration status.
By NYC CLC
On June 12, the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) held a press conference and Speak Out on the steps of …
A shop steward is a union’s on-site representative.
BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — An organized labor needs a shop steward. A shop steward is the bridge between management …
In 2017, with the quiet encouragement of corporations across the country, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As billions of dollars landed in the laps of management, they spent as a rule not on their workforces but on wealth-enriching strategies such as stock buybacks and, yes, executive pay. Disney worked quietly to try to defeat a ballot initiative to lift the minimum wage paid by certain employers to $15 an hour in Anaheim, Calif., which passed this past November.
By Abigail Disney (Washington Post)
Abigail Disney is the president of Fork Films, founder of Peace is Loud and co-founder …
The e-commerce giant Amazon is worth a trillion dollars. But the megacorporation is not into sharing–least of all with the Amazon workers whose labor produces all this profit. No U.S. Amazon facility is unionized.
By By Joyce Chediac (Liberation)
Amazon workers are subjected to dangerous, exhausting and stressful conditions. This includes mandatory 70-hour work weeks, and …