91% of union workers from a Virginia truck plant voted no on salary language in a new contract proposal, and 3,000 employees will be resuming strike. The plant is Volvo's largest tractor-trailer truck manufacturer in the world.
"It is extraordinarily courageous for workers to take on one of the world's wealthiest and most powerful corporations, a company that spent unlimited sums of money to defeat the organizing effort," the Vermont senator tweeted.
"There's been a lot of noise over the past few months, and we're glad that your collective voices were finally heard," the company said.
The retailer announced it would shut its Ralphs and Food 4 Less stores in Long Beach, California, rather than obeying a local ordinance to pay workers an extra $4 an hour.
Getting all 50 states to recognize the iconic civil rights leader's birthday with a paid holiday involved a long, political fight.
Policies like student loan forgiveness and open borders flatter the vanity of affluent liberals, masquerading as social justice while further burdening the working class.
With the Trump administration's days in office waning, we are set for the messy and divisive politics of immigration to return to national preeminence.
The protest movements come as Amazon saw an incredible boost in sales throughout the pandemic, raking in as much as $1 billion a day in its third-quarter earnings.
The strike involves an estimated 2,500 people, the Verdi union said, and is set to last until Saturday, affecting six Amazon distribution facilities across the country.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has demanded that Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg "personally apologize to working people" after a presentation on the company's Workplace platform suggested that employers should block the word "unionize."
In a letter to Democratic leaders, the unions wrote that the bill "moves us in the wrong direction" and would create a "disincentive for employers to retain or rehire workers."
"He's systematically unwinding and attacking unions," said SEIU President Mary Kay Henry of Trump.
60 Amazon workers on the night shift at Amazon's Eagan, Minnesota plant walked out in protest of their pay and working conditions, but they aren't the only ones, as the corporation's employees begin to strike in response to the status quo.
As inventory begins to run out at GM dealerships, the automaker could lose its brand-loyal customers to competitors.
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
Labor unions accused the government of trying to take the labor market back to "medieval times" and of implementing policies that are causing a "humanitarian crisis"