An MC known for never stopping pushes through pandemic times
SENATORS WARREN AND MARKEY, OTHERS, WILL RALLY WITH WORKERS
A "Frontline First" Labor Day event to support workers' rights
BOLD EAGLES: FOLLOWING DISAPPOINTING CITY COUNCIL HEARING ON STUDENT LABOR, BC’S GRADUATE UNION PUSHES HARDER
This is not the first time BCGEU-UAW has caught the attention of the Boston City Council, which passed the Resolution Affirming the Rights of Graduate Student Workers to Organize for Fair Working Conditions in April to specifically call out BC’s treatment of their graduate student workers.
MADISON PERKS: LONG-STRUGGLING VOCATIONAL SCHOOL PROVIDES NEW OPPS FOR STUDENTS IN TRADES
“There’s so much work here, and the workforce is minimally women. Now they know they can come here and get the percentage raised.”
GUEST OPINION: IT’S TIME TO CONFRONT THE POWER IMBALANCE AT EMERSON
"Emerson has an opportunity to lead on issues of gender equity through a good first contract. Unfortunately, the administration is insisting on a compensation plan that still includes merit pay as a significant portion of possible raises, doled out at the discretion of a supervisor."
BLOOD SUCKERS: CALL CENTER WORKERS BATTLE ABUSIVE CUSTOMERS, MANAGERS, BEDBUGS
This time, it was an infestation in the company’s third- and fourth-floor call centers at 294 Washington St in Downtown Crossing. The bed bugs issue, which has reportedly been a problem since April and continues to plague the company’s Boston offices, was the tipping point for SimpliSafe workers.
GUEST COLUMN: ‘THIS LABOR DAY I’M GOING ON STRIKE…’
'I work two jobs not by choice but because I don’t receive enough hours at either job to cover my basic needs to support my family. With each paycheck that I earn I have to stretch.'
STRIKE. IRON. HOT.
You don't need a union to take action for justice on the job
GENERAL STRIKE: IS THE TRUMP VICTORY SPARKING THE RETURN OF LABOR’S MOST POWERFUL TACTIC?
A general strike is called to cause serious economic disruption aimed at bringing corporations and the government to their knees on a single issue, a group of issues, or even to overthrow the current political economic system itself.
UMASS CAMBRIDGE: MAKING HARVARD UNIVERSITY PUBLIC WILL SOLVE ITS WORKERS’ PROBLEMS—AND THE COMMONWEALTH’S HIGHER ED CRISIS
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.