Don’t Let Amazon Eat the Film Industry – It’s Just a Side Dish

Don’t Let Amazon Eat the Film Industry – It’s Just a Side Dish

American University Communications Professor Patricia Aufderheide recently warned in the New York Times about the potential harms that might emerge...
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Employers and Legislators Eye Child Labor as the Answer to the Labor Shortage

Employers and Legislators Eye Child Labor as the Answer to the Labor Shortage

Recently, the Wisconsin Senate voted to approve a law that would allow employers to keep teenage workers at work longer,...
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The Labor Movement and Housing: Long-Lost Friends

The Labor Movement and Housing: Long-Lost Friends

The looming eviction crisis that had been avoided by the federal eviction moratorium is expected to come crashing down on...
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The Strike Zone—November 22, 2021

The Strike Zone—November 22, 2021

One need not look far to identify the toxic workplace cultures that seem to inevitably exist among professional sports organizations....
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Hidden in the Infrastructure Bill: Interstate Teen Driving of Commercial Semi-Trucks

Hidden in the Infrastructure Bill: Interstate Teen Driving of Commercial Semi-Trucks

The House has finally passed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Among many other things, it promises spending on road...
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Taxi Drivers Fought the City. They Won.

Taxi Drivers Fought the City. They Won.

Amidst a surge in collective action by workers at large companies such as John Deere, Kellogg’s, Warrior Met, etc. in...
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Today’s News & Commentary—November 29, 2021

With job market data from the Fall coming into focus, it is becoming ever clearer that Striketober was accompanied by a period of unprecedented worker mobility.  This “Great Escape” is the subject of an extended profile by David Dayen in this morning’s...

Today’s News & Commentary — November 24, 2021

On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, workers across the country and around the world are taking to the picket line to voice grievances over wages, health insurance, and working conditions. Yesterday, in San Francisco, a local union announced that hundreds of...

The Labor Movement and Housing: Long-Lost Friends

The looming eviction crisis that had been avoided by the federal eviction moratorium is expected to come crashing down on tenants soon.  Some states and cities have warded off the cataclysmic evictions that were expected by rendering evictions more difficult...

Today’s News & Commentary — November 23, 2021

A majority of teachers in Northbrook School District 28 in Illinois have declared their intent to form a union. District 28 is one of the few public school districts in Illinois that is not unionized, as less than 10% of teachers in the state are not members of the...

Today’s News & Commentary—November 22, 2021

Activists and workers in 20 countries will protest against Amazon on Black Friday, Insider reports. The effort is part of a larger campaign, Make Amazon Pay, that is being organized by environmental, consumer, and workers’ groups. The campaign organizers say that...

The Strike Zone—November 22, 2021

One need not look far to identify the toxic workplace cultures that seem to inevitably exist among professional sports organizations. On this blog, we’ve previously covered the Chicago Blackhawks’ failure to adequately handle an allegation of sexual misconduct, the...

Today’s News & Commentary—November 29, 2021

With job market data from the Fall coming into focus, it is becoming ever clearer that Striketober was accompanied by a period of unprecedented worker mobility.  This “Great Escape” is the subject of an extended profile by David Dayen in this morning’s...

Today’s News & Commentary — November 24, 2021

On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, workers across the country and around the world are taking to the picket line to voice grievances over wages, health insurance, and working conditions. Yesterday, in San Francisco, a local union announced that hundreds of...

The Labor Movement and Housing: Long-Lost Friends

The looming eviction crisis that had been avoided by the federal eviction moratorium is expected to come crashing down on tenants soon.  Some states and cities have warded off the cataclysmic evictions that were expected by rendering evictions more difficult...

Today’s News & Commentary — November 23, 2021

A majority of teachers in Northbrook School District 28 in Illinois have declared their intent to form a union. District 28 is one of the few public school districts in Illinois that is not unionized, as less than 10% of teachers in the state are not members of the...

Today’s News & Commentary—November 22, 2021

Activists and workers in 20 countries will protest against Amazon on Black Friday, Insider reports. The effort is part of a larger campaign, Make Amazon Pay, that is being organized by environmental, consumer, and workers’ groups. The campaign organizers say that...

The Strike Zone—November 22, 2021

One need not look far to identify the toxic workplace cultures that seem to inevitably exist among professional sports organizations. On this blog, we’ve previously covered the Chicago Blackhawks’ failure to adequately handle an allegation of sexual misconduct, the...

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