Poll Shows 75 Percent of Americans Support Unionizing Amazon Workers
A new poll shows that a supermajority of respondents, especially young people and people of color, support the unionization struggles of Amazon workers. This growing enthusiasm comes against the backdrop of the recent victory among Staten Island Amazon workers.
Maryam AlanizApril 20, 2022
Virginia Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators Votes to Unionize Richmond Schools
Teachers in Richmond, Virginia, have voted to unionize. Their victory could pave the way for other teachers’ unions to emerge in the South.
Left VoiceApril 18, 2022
Move to Unionize Waitress Tour Could Rewrite How the Theater Industry Operates
Actors’ Equity Association is trying to unionize a workplace for the first time in 20 years. It’s one of the most progressive developments in theater in a long time, and has the potential to rewrite the way the industry operates.
Ezra BrainApril 15, 2022
New York Luxury Building Workers Rally and Authorize Strike
Luxury building workers and doormen from at least 3,000 buildings in New York City rallied on Wednesday and authorized a strike if they do not reach a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.
Sou MiApril 15, 2022
‘We Can Defeat the Beast’: Amazon Labor Union Holds Press Conference
Over 20 Amazon workers and a crowd of journalists and leftists met on Friday afternoon in Staten Island, New York for a press conference led by the Amazon Labor Union. Workers know that united, they can defeat Amazon.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 12, 2022
Grassroots Unionism: Lessons from the Victory at Amazon
Amazon workers in Staten Island defeated one of the wealthiest and most anti-union corporations in the world. Their victory is a repudiation of the failed strategy of the labor bureaucracy and shows the power of real rank and file organizing.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 10, 2022
The Unbelievable Struggles of Queer Organizers Trying to Unionize an Ohio Starbucks
From rampant misgendering and denial of promised trans healthcare to hostile store management and callused corporate rebuffs, queer union organizers at one Cleveland Starbucks have their work cut out for them.
Mandy ShunnarahApril 7, 2022
Amazon Workers in France Wage Unprecedented Strike For Wage Increases
Fighting for wage increases that at least keep pace with inflation, workers at Amazon in France are expanding their strike across the country.
Gaëtan GraciaApril 7, 2022
Rank and File Educators at Temple University Issue Statement against Cops
Temple University recently allocated millions of dollars to the police in the name of campus security while departments go underfunded. Here, we reproduce a statement by rank-and-file educators against Temple's police budget.
Left VoiceApril 6, 2022