Category: Labor

Detained Immigrants Go on Strike

The labor action against $1 a day pay and work conditions is taking place at two facilities in California operated by the GEO Group, one of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S., Alejandra Quintero reports. 

Workers to Strike Arms Manufacturer

On Monday, 2,500 workers who make fighter jets, missiles and drones are set to begin the largest U.S. manufacturing strike since last year’s showdown at John Deere, Jonah Furman reports.

Starbucks, Amazon & More Organizing in US

None of the upstart unions has won a contract yet, Dan DiMaggio and Angela Bunay report. But there is a new sense of possibility among workers at some of the country’s biggest nonunion employers.