Rail Strike Could Cancel Christmas

Rail Strike Could Cancel Christmas

A rail strike threatens as pressure increases with the approach of the holiday season. Four of the largest rail unions in the United States have failed to reach contract agreements recently, over matters such as long required working hours, low paid sick leave, and...
Grassroots Labor Votes to Unionize

Grassroots Labor Votes to Unionize

Grassroots labor groups have filed to unionize another Amazon warehouse, this time in upstate New York. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was behind the ongoing unionization of a Staten Island Amazon facility in April. Workers there voted 55% in favor of...
Shareholders at Amazon Turn Down Audit

Shareholders at Amazon Turn Down Audit

Shareholders at Amazon don’t want working conditions in the megacompany’s warehouses to be audited for safety and labor conditions. Wednesday’s meeting of shareholders at Amazon was largely focused on worker’s rights and company transparency,...
Unionizing Amazon: Can It Be Done?

Unionizing Amazon: Can It Be Done?

Unionizing Amazon has seemed like an out-of-reach goal since the company broke its first billion. With 1.3 million workers across 185 distribution centers and an untold number of other worksites in virtually every developed country in the world, it is a behemoth, and...
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