US unions

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Shock and anger after fired worker killed by police at Oklahoma pork plant
Chiewelthap Mariar, 26-year-old Sudanese refugee, shot dead after police called to escort him from Seaboard Foods factory in Guymon

Michael Sainato

20, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Delta workers accuse airline of ‘culture of fear’ amid attempts to unionize
Workers face stagnant wages and short staffing despite the airline enjoying soaring profits coming out of the pandemic

Michael Sainato

05, Jan, 2023 @4:19 PM

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Thousands of nurses in New York City to strike in pursuit of fair contract
Strike date at seven hospitals set for 9 January after 98.8% vote in favor, with wages, staff ratios and health insurance key issues

Michael Sainato

03, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘It’s tough on your body’: bitter cold poses grave threat for US outdoor workers
As the storm hits vast parts of the US, outdoor workers are pushing for greater protections and compensation

Michael Sainato

26, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘Holidays are the hardest’: striking US workers rally round over festive season
Mine workers in Alabama among those organizing gift drives and strike funds to try to spread some holiday cheer

Michael Sainato

21, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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How will the NHS strikes affect you?
Ambulance workers and nurses are taking action in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here’s what to expect

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

17, Dec, 2022 @9:03 PM

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Railroad workers pressure Congress and Biden to address working conditions
Workers and labor activists criticize Congress after it blocked a strike by voting to impose a contract agreement

Michael Sainato

16, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘We’re really worried’: US supermarket mega-merger raises mass layoff fears
Kroger and Albertsons seek deal through Federal Trade Commission but employees say previous merger experience has them deeply concerned

Michael Sainato

12, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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University of California workers continue strike amid threat of arrests
Strike of 48,000 is largest in history of US higher education as some workers protest at offices of high-level university administrators

Michael Sainato

10, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Grossly underpaid’: Disney workers demand higher wages as living costs soar
Employees at Florida’s Magic Kingdom say paychecks have not kept up even as company records $3.6bn operational profit

Michael Sainato

08, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Biden just knifed labor unions in the back. They shouldn’t forget it | Hamilton Nolan
US railway workers threatened to strike until they got paid sick leave. The president’s administration chose political cowardice

Hamilton Nolan

01, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Trader Joe’s workers upset about new work schedule policy: ‘a veiled threat’
The grocery is pressuring part-time employees to add work hours, a constraint on some with parenting or school commitments

Michael Sainato

01, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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