20 February | Today negotiations have begun for the first contract at the Stamford Hilton. The union goes to the negotiation table with high spirits having built an organization that has not only maintained (...)
16 February | Over 2,700 workers seek union recognition at five different airports. The UNITE HERE campaign includes catering workers at airports in Newark, Cleveland, Houston, Denver and (...)
8 February | After days of historic strikes, the metalworkers' union in Germany ended its work stoppage, winning partial gains but at the expense of increased flexibility and a negotiated labor peace until (...)
8 February | On Monday morning, long-time professional driver Douglas Schifter drove to City Hall and shot himself. Brother Schifter took his life out of desperation, but also out of (...)
25 January | Just weeks before last Christmas, a Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) delegate was sacked from the Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) facility in the Port of Melbourne. Unionists (...)
18 January | Subway workers in the Brazilian megacity stoppage. The strike is against fare increases, layoffs and the privatization of the subway.
24 December 2017 | Trabajadores del Hotel Hilton Stamford votaron abrumadoramente a favor de formar un sindicato. Con 110 votos a favor y solo cinco en contra, fue un gran triunfo que fortalece a los 120 (...)
William LewisErnie Gotta
22 December 2017 | A report from a semester of organizing at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Angela DunneConor Tomás Reed
21 December 2017 | A nurse talks about vile encounters with managers and sexist norms on the job.
18 December 2017 | French Holiday Inn workers joined workers from across Europe to protest work conditions and wages.
7 December 2017 | The Taylor Law is perhaps best known for its no-strike clause. But what exactly is the Taylor Law? How does it work? This second article in a three-part series describes and explains the law (...)
Tatiana CozzarelliFrancesca Gomes
6 December 2017 | In 2017, airplane pilots in Germany have stopped 222 deportations. They refuse to take off when deportees are on the plane. This example shows the power of the working class to fight against (...)
Wladek FlakinLilly Freytag
4 December 2017 | Workers at the Hilton Stamford Hotel voted overwhelmingly today in favor of forming a union. With 110 for and only five against, it was a great victory for workers power and a better future for (...)
27 November 2017 | On Black Friday, workers from the distributions centers in Germany and northern Italy went on strike to demand better salaries.
23 November 2017 | On November 9 a 100-person delegation of housekeepers, cooks, servers, front-desk agents, and other workers occupied the Hilton's main lobby and demanded that the general manager recognize the (...)
21 November 2017 | A nurse recounts her daily experiences on the hospital floor.
14 November 2017
13 October 2017 | We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for (...)
Juan Cruz FerreShreya Mahajan
13 October 2017 | Terremoto–earthquake. Economists, political scientists and analysts thus describe the effects of Trump’s arrival to the White House on the neighboring semi-colony of (...)
22 September 2017 | Today the French President signed executive orders that will profoundly affect the life of millions of workers. Without blinking an eye, Emmanuel Macron is profoundly transforming labor (...)
3 September 2017 | On Monday, September 4th, British McDonald's workers are set to strike for the first time in their history. The staff at two restaurants of the US fast-food giant are issuing a call for (...)
24 August 2017 | The case of racist and anti-immigrant former sheriff Joe Arpaio took the spotlight after Trump announced he was assessing his pardon.