Jenny Brown

After many close votes against unionization, American Airlines passenger service agents scored an overwhelming victory, voting 86 percent to unionize. The win covers 14,500 workers, the largest union-representation vote in the U.S. this year.

Overtime laws only get enforced if workers get organized to do so, and many workers are doing just that, beating back employer demands for longer days.

A major climate change march in New York September 21 may be a tipping point for labor movement participation in global warming activism.

Tricky bosses, faked timecards, excruciating hours, dangerous scrapes… Sounds like fodder for a television show, perhaps “America’s Next Worst Job.” But workers say these are the conditions in reality TV itself.

Steelworkers are holding the line against two-tier wages and pensions at a can plant in Toronto—ruining the plans of their employer, manufacturing giant Crown Holdings.

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