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‘We have no masks!’ Pittsburgh sanitation workers go on wildcat strike amid coronavirus pandemic

‘We have no masks!’ Pittsburgh sanitation workers go on wildcat strike amid coronavirus pandemic

Pittsburgh’s municipal workers have a long history of using their power as a union to try and preserve their labor rights. According to PayDay Report a group of predominantly African American
Magic: The Gathering’s Largest Storefront Is Trying to Unionize

Magic: The Gathering’s Largest Storefront Is Trying to Unionize

TCGPlayer’s warehouse workers want to unionize and negotiate better healthcare costs and transparency with management.

Italian delivery workers want people to stop ordering stuff they don’t need

"Access to income and health are rights, not a gourmet hamburger."
Lefty founder of The Young Turks Cenk Uygur loves unions ― just not at his company

Lefty founder of The Young Turks Cenk Uygur loves unions ― just not at his company

Cenk Uygur, the outspoken co-founder of the left-wing news network, The Young Turks, recently scolded employees at an all-staff meeting after discovering their intentions to form a labor

Kickstarter employees vote to unionize

More tech company workers are unionizing in an attempt to improve their bargaining power. A group of 85 Kickstarter employees have voted to unionize, aligning themselves with a branch of the Office
Kickstarter employees vote to unionize in historic first for tech industry

Kickstarter employees vote to unionize in historic first for tech industry

Union efforts in Big Tech just got, well, kickstarted. On Tuesday morning, Kickstarter's employee union effort, Kickstarter United, announced it successfully voted to form a union with the Office and
Kickstarter Employees Win Historic Union Election

Kickstarter Employees Win Historic Union Election

The final vote was 46 for the union, 37 against, a historic win for unionization efforts at tech companies.

Samsung's jailed union-busting chairman steps down

Lee Sang-hoon is stepping down from his position as chairman of Samsung Electronics' board. According to Reuters, the company will be appointing a successor soon. Lee Sang-hoon was found guilty of
The 10 U.S. Stores That Helped Define Streetwear

The 10 U.S. Stores That Helped Define Streetwear

We tracked down the stores and individuals who brought streetwear to the forefront, including Brooklyn Projects, Union, Madness Connection, and more.
Nexon Korea grants game developers 6.8% raise in deal with union

Nexon Korea grants game developers 6.8% raise in deal with union

Nexon Korea has announced it has agreed to give a 6.8% wage increase to the labor union representing the company's employees.
Hong Kong Hospital Workers Strike as Government Refuses to Close Border to Coronavirus

Hong Kong Hospital Workers Strike as Government Refuses to Close Border to Coronavirus

Hong Kong healthcare workers launched a five-day strike as threatened on Monday to protest their government’s refusal to completely seal the border with China until the coronavirus epidemic is under

Instacart employees in Chicago are the first to unionize in the US

Gig economy workers may have won an important, if conditional, battle in their push for better conditions. Instacart employees in the Chicago suburb of Skokie have voted to unionize through their
Organizers, legislators arrested in St. Louis during sit-in protest for $15 wage for union janitors

Organizers, legislators arrested in St. Louis during sit-in protest for $15 wage for union janitors

The fight for a living wage (or at least, the fight to get closer to one) continues today in St. Louis, Missouri. Union organizers and local officials gathered for a peaceful protest to back the
Despite Americans rallying for more unions, membership rates continue to decline

Despite Americans rallying for more unions, membership rates continue to decline

The headlines of a labor union resurgence, particularly, among white-collar workers, has yet to show up in the data.
Game dev union leader: “Dream job” passion “can open us up to exploitation”

Game dev union leader: “Dream job” passion “can open us up to exploitation”

Amid CWA partnership, union drive is "further along than any previous efforts."
Bernie Sanders wins endorsement from major teachers union

Bernie Sanders wins endorsement from major teachers union

On Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders received an important endorsement ahead of the Democratic caucus in Nevada from the Clark County Education Association (CCEA) District’ teachers union. BuzzFeed News

UAW Executive Board Names New VP, Director of Ford Department

Gerald Kariem has been unanimously selected by the UAW’s executive board to become its new vice president and director of the Ford department. Kariem, 63, has been a board member himself for almost
Tyler Perry on Why He Doesn't Have a Writers’ Room: 'My Audience Wants My Voice'

Tyler Perry on Why He Doesn't Have a Writers’ Room: 'My Audience Wants My Voice'

Perry recently received backlash after revealing he writes all of his series himself, rather than hire burgeoning writers.
Google allegedly fires recently promoted employee who reminded co-workers that they have rights

Google allegedly fires recently promoted employee who reminded co-workers that they have rights

Google has been dealing with a more active labor force this past year. In February, it was forced to end its mandatory arbitration practices because of employee demand. In November, reports of
Democrat Debate Back on in L.A. After Union Dispute Settled

Democrat Debate Back on in L.A. After Union Dispute Settled

The Democrat debate on Thursday at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has been saved after a subcontractor and a union reached a collective bargaining agreement that was announced Thursday