Three times each month, women across Bangladesh gather to learn all they can about the only means by which they can support their families: migrating to another country for work.
Forty-five percent of Californians in polls have answered that unions do more harm than good. Where do they receive this idea, and how do we change the narrative?
The 2009 firings resulted in a five-year boycott organized by Unite Here Local 26 with strong, nationwide solidarity.
The dispute over the outsourcing is part of what postal unions call the Postmaster General's creeping privatization of the Postal Service.
"Many workers live in LA. They pay taxes and buy groceries they need in Los Angeles. With this raise they will be able to buy more and this increase will only benefit the city,"
Women's' groups calculate the median female worker loses $11,600 yearly to the discriminatory wage gap.
New American Airlines passenger service agents vote big for union representation.
What workers win at the bargaining table can be and often is yanked away by men and women in black robes - or sometimes it can be restored by them, too.
Whenever the subject of raising hourly pay to a livable level comes up in Los Angeles, you can expect two stalwart foes: The Chamber of Commerce and the Central City Association.
Of course, these victories did not happen just because a bunch of religious folks showed up to press an issue of justice, but because everyone worked together.