Gavin Newsom comes out of winning his recall election by…..vetoing a bill that would allow farmworkers to vote in union elections by mail. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would
On September 22, 1919, steel workers went on strike in Pittsburgh and other steel cities. One of the most epic strikes of the post-World War I period, it was also a complete failure, one that demonstr
Terri Gerstein had a good piece in the Times a few days ago about why terrible jobs, especially in the food industry, are as bad for the general public as they are for workers. Researchers have found
California continues to attempt to control Amazon’s Gilded Age style labor practices: In the latest sign of the growing scrutiny of Amazon’s labor practices, the California State Senate on Wed
The entire point of slavery was a controllable labor force. So what happened when that labor force became free in 1865? Southern planters wanted to bring in the Chinese to replace their Black slaves!
I’ve talked about my disappointment in many unions opposing vaccine mandates. It’s been very frustrating. But there is one union that is typically leading the way and that’s the Pain
The idea that if we punish the poor, they will return to the worst jobs imaginable turns out to be….pretty much not true. States that withdrew early from federal unemployment programs pushed few
Good news in the battle for gig workers. A California state judge struck down a voter-approved ballot measure bankrolled by Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc., DoorDash Inc. and Instacart Inc. that dec