Bloor investigated child labor in glass factories and mines, and worked undercover in meat packing plants to verify for federal investigators the nightmarish working conditions
Labor must organize the three pillars of workers: low wage workers, professional and highly skilled workers and globalization international cross border organizing of workers.
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, where I grew up, is famous for two things: anthracite coal and union organizing.
To become more inclusive, to increase efforts to protect transgender workers and to fight for state laws that prevent employers from firing workers for their sexual orientation or gender expression.
Unions and their allies must "connect the dots" between gummed-up congressional rules and the lack of legislation that helps workers, voters, women and their allies.
My members, along with hundreds of labor, community, faith and student allies, have arrived to show support to fast food workers organizing for $15-an hour and a union.
A painting contractor accused of threatening, bribing, interrogating, discriminating against and firing pro-union workers went without an attorney, and ended up being the prosecution's best witness.
The 9-0 ruling cheered the NEA, whose Alabama affiliate - the largest and most-influential union in the state - provided the attorneys for whistleblower Edward Lane in lower court arguments.
"Corporations are people in America and can run orchestrated campaigns to destroy working people. That's what gets me mad!"
"The industry employing her is in receipt of the working energy of a human being at less than its cost, and to that extent is parasitic."