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Meet Tarah Taylor, Lynda Berg and Shaine Griffin from the class of Union Summer 2014.
Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers who are winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people who are trying to deny working people their rights.
Something we can do right now to combat pay inequality in the workplace is talk with our co-workers about our salaries. While Congress works to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to address the multiple barriers to pay equality, knowing our rights could help us now.
We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the DAPA and expanded DACA case, which will have profound consequences for our immigrant brothers and sisters who live and work every day under a cloud of fear, as well as for the state of racial and economic justice in our country. We are confid
LabourStart headline - Source: AFP
It was supposed to be impossible for Chicago teachers to legally strike.
Every year young activists from across the country choose to make theirs a Union Summer. They are an inspired group of social justice activists who go on to become the future union organizers and leaders of the labor movement.
● Walmart is unhappy with Bloomberg’s story about the company’s spying on worker activists.
Union leaders in Korea face surveillance, harassment and imprisonment simply for standing up for workers’ rights. This crackdown on dissent is reaching new heights with the investigation of 1,531 people who recently attended a rally, protesting changes to labor laws.
Tefere Gebre is an evangelist for labor organizing in the South.