Big crowds, irritable customers, busy days and the need for workers themselves to take care of their own holiday obligations can all weigh heavily on workers’ shoulders during the stressful holiday season.
In September, Amazon announced it was looking for a city in North America to build its new headquarters in North America, and announced it was soliciting proposals from cities and regions throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Among Amazon’s announced ...
For more than 100 years, our workers’ compensation system has protected workers injured on the job by providing immediate wage replacement and medical benefits without the need for a costly lawsuit.
Taxpayers shouldn’t be subsidizing the growth of Amazon, the world’s largest internet-based retailer. Our public policy shouldn’t bend toward giving handouts to a company that had a revenue of almost $136 billion last year, and whose CEO, Jeff Bezos, has ...
The strike by more than 1,800 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers against their employer, Spectrum-Time Warner Cable, isn’t just important to only the families of the cable technicians who are fighting back against corporate greed.
Two presidents of locals RWDSU chapters in New Jersey heaped praised on gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy’s new running mate.
Working in retail in New York City can be a tough way to make a living.
Since 1937, the RWDSU has represented the employees at Bloomingdale’s flagship store on 59th Street. The store is a New York City institution and an internationally famous tourist destination.
“The boss claims that we make more tips than what we actually do. He has threatened to fire us if we don’t sign papers misstating what we earn. We need to stop all of the abuse and exploitation.”
Workers at three Babeland stores in New York City—a mission-driven, queer-owned sex toy boutique—have made history by ratifying their first union contract after organizing with the RWDSU last year.
The president of the United States may have changed, but our values should not.
Working people in New York City face yet another MTA fare hike next year—and this time it could go up to $3 per ride.
We’ve just been through what has been the most divisive, exhausting and unsettling presidential election in our lifetime.
Black Lives Matter is one of the most important civil rights movements in recent years. And it is one we in organized labor must embrace, not only because it is morally right but also because fighting for justice is what ...
Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.