Educators say that while the Delta strain continues to surge across the country, schools should not remain closed.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which already serves 1.4 million workers, will form a new division and set aside money specifically to support its Amazon efforts.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters will vote on passing a resolution to help unionize Amazon, the second-largest private employer in the nation.
The margin of victory must be greater than the number of contested votes in order to declare a winner.
DMX has been in a "vegetative state" in a New York hospital after he suffered a heart attack last week.
"He makes $152,000 per *minute* and yet his workers are forced defecate in bags," Omar said, accusing Bezos of retaliating against workers seeking to unionize.
By leaving the packages upside down, Amazon's trademark smile logo has been flipped to become a frown.
The Vermont senator said the Amazon CEO feared workers would unionize elsewhere in the U.S.
This is the tweet that Elon Musk will be made to delete in response to a National Labor Relations Board ruling against Tesla.
The progressive lawmaker accused Amazon of union busting and exploiting tax loopholes, sparking a stern response from the online giant.
Next Monday, Amazon faces a union vote at its warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. If successful, it would be Amazon's first U.S.-based union in its nearly 27-year history.
I shouldn't have had to choose between a stable paycheck and dignified care for my mother.
In a TV appearance, the Vermont senator pressed Amazon's CEO to explain recent reports of alleged aggressive anti-union tactics being used to prevent warehouse employees from organizing.
"trader joe's just fired me for sending this letter to the ceo, saying i don't share the company values. i guess advocating for a safer workplace isn't a company value?" the man, Ben Bonnema, said in a Friday tweet.
Over the last year while working in fast-food and taking care of my family, I've been exposed to COVID-19 four times. Thankfully, I tested negative each time. But all four of my quarantines were unpaid—including the time I was taking care of my daughter, who got sick with Covid.
The petition asks the Biden administration to update Trump-era guidance on COVID-19 transmission to strengthen virus control protocols for essential workers.
"We set up small tables in our courtyards. We were lucky the internet reached into the courtyard. Some of us taught class off our phones. Parents brought us hot coffee and set up a little backyard fire pit for us on the sidewalk," Kirstin Roberts, a pre-K teacher, told Newsweek.
Chavez was posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, by former president Bill Clinton.
Athletes from various professional sports leagues, including the NBA, WNBA, MLB and MLS, refused to play on Wednesday in protest to the shooting of Jacob Blake.
New York City Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said Friday that New York officers were "the most compassionate people on the face of the earth."
Teachers unions across the country are cynically manipulating the virus and hindering children's education.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said the GOP proposal "directs money to people who don't need it and takes money away from people who do need it."
"How can the NYPD protect the city of NY from rioting anarchist when the Mayors object throwing daughter is one of them," the Sergeants Benevolent Association wrote on social media on Sunday.
The number of people in the store made social distancing impossible, so a workers' union is giving Ikea two days to make the store safer.
Representative Rashida Tlaib was detained with members of the labor union Unite Here Friday in a protest against Delta Airlines at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "We won't stop until we get #fairwages and #healthcare," Tlaib tweeted.
Part of the problem Biden may have in lining up labor support is his own coziness with union-busting corporations.
His support excited students, but there are limitations to the help he can bring without being in the Oval Office.