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New Supply Chain Risk: 22,000 Dockworkers Who May Soon Strike

In a world contending with no end of economic troubles, a fresh source of concern now looms: the prospect of a confrontation between union dockworkers and their employers at some […]




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Kellogg Workers Prolong Strike by Rejecting Contract Proposal

About 1,400 striking workers at four Kellogg cereal plants in the United States have rejected a tentative agreement on a five-year contract negotiated by their union, the company said on […]




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Why the Media Loves Labor Now

Mr. Shakir said More Perfect Union has shied away from coverage of the new organizing among tech workers and journalists.“Reporters love to report on other reporters, so there is not […]




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In the Recovering Economy, Workers Have More Leverage

At 3M, a multinational manufacturing company based in Minnesota, internal polling showed that 87 percent of employees valued flexibility in where they could work; in August, while the Delta variant […]




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John Deere Workers on Strike Reject New Contract Proposal

For the second time in under one month, workers at the agriculture equipment maker Deere & Company rejected a contract proposal negotiated by their union on Tuesday, extending a strike […]




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How the Pandemic Has Added to Labor Unrest

After the company threatened to bring in replacement workers, the employees were dismissive. “No one can find workers now — where do they think they’ll find 400?” Ms. Glazar, the […]




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Amazon Workers on Staten Island Aim for Union Vote

Tucked in four plastic tubs in a tent by a Staten Island bus stop are stacks of cards with valuable autographs: the signatures of more than 1,700 hourly Amazon workers.“I, […]




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John Deere Workers Strike After Failed Contract Talks

Some 10,000 unionized workers at the agriculture equipment maker Deere & Company went on strike early Thursday after overwhelmingly rejecting a contract proposal worked out with the company by negotiators […]




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Why The New Yorker’s Stars Didn’t Join Its Union

Neither effort has gained traction.Many of the writers, it seemed, valued their independent contractor status. Some, led by Tad Friend and Jia Tolentino, used the threat of a union — […]