Bill Fletcher Jr.

The History of Race and Labor in the USA (2/2)

June 29, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, Marc continues his conversation with Bill Fletcher, who explains how the global economy creates the need for a broad movement of and for workers

The History of Race and Labor in the USA (1/2)

June 25, 2018

TRNN Replay: On the Marc Steiner Show, Marc talks to Bill Fletcher about the history of race and racism in US labor from African slavery to today

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Big Business: Limits Workers' Rights to Trials

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Big Business: Limits Workers’ Rights to Trials

May 27, 2018

As mandatory arbitration clauses become commonplace in employment contracts, the US Supreme Court ruled that such clauses and waiving of the right to a trial and to class action suits does not contradict federal labor law. We talk to Bill Fletcher, Jr. about the consequences of this decision

The End of Public Sector Unions?

February 27, 2018

An impending Supreme Court ruling on public sector union fees could mean spell their end as the last remaining bastion of unionization in the US says Bill Fletcher, Jr.

Africa

May 3, 2017
We tend to believe that famine is primarily the result of natural disaster, but the African countries affected by famine are all ones that have all been severely affected by political instability and war

May Day

May 1, 2014
The second part of our May 1st discussion with union activists Bill Fletcher Jr., and Sam Gindin on the weakening of the workers movement and what needs to happen next