Union

Is Target Doing Right by its Employees?

July 3, 2018

Employees at a Baltimore County Target lead an action to bring attention to claims of racism, sexism, and ableism by managers

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: April 27

April 30, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau discusses the city’s uprising three years ago, a historic skating rink, local Senate races and the Hopkins nurses attempting to form a union.

Disney Union Workers Continue Fight For $15 An Hour

October 27, 2017

Orange County Police broke up a rally organized by labor unions last week calling on Disney to pay employees a fair, livable wage

Unionization and Workers' Demands

August 4, 2017
CANTON, Miss. – Nearly every business around the Nissan plant displays a sign that reads, “Our Team, Our Future, Vote No August 3-4.” The message at and around the Nissan plant is clear: A vote for a union hurts the economic future of Canton. As the more than 3,500 employees vote today and tomorrow on…

"Workers' Rebellion" at Verizon

April 14, 2016
Despite earning more than $39 billion in annual profits Verizon is cutting benefits previously guaranteed in union contracts, says Sarah Jaffe, Reporting Fellow at the Nation Institute

How the Democratic Candidates Can Adopt a More Progressive Immigration Platform

February 26, 2016

Author and activist David Bacon says increasing deportations will not increase wages, but strengthening unions and workers’ rights and raising the minimum wage will

Workers/People's Rights

January 8, 2014
Mike Elk: Boeing workers new contract a blow to worker pensions nationwide

"Mayor 1%" Rahm Emanuel vs. Chicago's 99% Pt. 1

November 19, 2013
TRNN interviews “Mayor 1%” author Kari Lydersen about Rahm Emanuel’s battles with Chicago’s 99% pt1

Campaign Finance Reform

November 7, 2013
Brendan Fischer of Center for Media and Democracy discusses the electoral battle between organized money and organized people.