Adam Kader has a nice article on the I.W.W. organizing of Starbucks. That might sound weird. The I.W.W? Didn't it disappear 80 years ago? Well, more or less. It's always.
I'm going to be on the Rick Smith Show tonight at 10:30 p.m. Eastern to talk about the issues brought up in today's post about radical labor. Feel the charisma.
No, not the superb labor newspaper, just a few links with commentary. 1. Dave Johnson has an interesting post up (with many links) on the NLRB decision to speed up.
Good news here: The labor board is proposing to tighten up the process by ensuring that employers, employees and unions receive needed information sooner and by delaying litigation over many.
I found this Times piece on the United Food and Commercial Workers' attempt to build a sort of quasi-union at Wal-Mart fascinating. And I wholeheartedly approve. It's almost impossible to.
As some but by no means all progressives know, the Newspapers Guild and the National Writers Union have called a boycott against Huffington Post for refusing to pay its writers..