Why Janus might actually be good for the American labor movement
The Supreme Court issued a decision last week that will have profound consequences for American working people. In Janus v. AFSCME ...
“Most newly mobilized teachers aren’t ruling out a strike but feel it needs to be the last option on the menu."
"Management’s goal was clearly to carve off a bigger segment of nurses, but they failed to do so. In the end, it really only made the union stronger."
You don't need a union to take action for justice on the job
If you really want to help the Harvard dining hall workers and much of the population of Massachusetts in the bargain, help start political movements to demand structural reform of the state university system.
That’s why Verizon's union workers are on strike. It’s gotten to the point where they have no choice
The general public may be aware that 39,000 unionized Verizon workers (out of a total of 178,000) have been out on strike for a few days—including many here in Boston. But the vast majority of onlookers don’t understand the stakes.