Press Clips | May 4, 2022

Second Amazon Labor Union effort fails but inspires new legislation

Via: Fashion United

A second unionization effort at an Amazon sortation facility, LDJ5, on Staten Island in New York has come up short,(…)

News Releases | May 4, 2022

Statement in response to the passage of an $18 minimum wage by 2028 in Hawaii

Lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 by January 2028,

Press Clips | April 19, 2022

Climate Change Is Making Jobs Deadlier—and OSHA Can’t Take the Heat

Via: Mother Jones

Conservatives have gutted America’s workplace watchdog. Workers are paying with their lives.

Press Clips | April 13, 2022

How Uber and Lyft compromised with labor in Washington state — and kept drivers from becoming employees

Via: Protocol

Here’s the story of how Washington avoided a blowout Proposition 22 fight, and how the gig work companies won contractor(…)

Press Clips | April 13, 2022

Mayor’s Commission for Re-Entry aims to integrate formerly incarcerated people back into our community

Via: WBRL.com

The Mayor’s Commission for Re-Entry, which is a group of partner organizations working together to assist adults who are exiting(…)

Press Clips | April 5, 2022

Amazon Union’s Chris Smalls Is Part of the Legacy of Black Labor Organizing

Via: Teen Vogue

This op-ed argues that Black labor organizers have long recognized that better conditions for Black and brown workers result in(…)

Press Clips | April 1, 2022

Washington State Passed a Contentious New Gig Worker Law

Via: Wired.com

Uber and Lyft have legally cemented the independent contractor status of ride-hail drivers. Now other states are on the horizon.

News Releases | April 1, 2022

March Jobs Report: Job Growth Amidst Fears of a New Recession

With recovery still at risk, policymakers must adopt structural reforms to bolster the unemployment insurance system for all workers.

Press Clips | March 29, 2022

Nevada casino owner sued over pandemic jobs right-to-return

Via: MSN

A union representing more than 60,000 hotel housekeepers, bartenders and porters is backing a lawsuit alleging that one of Nevada’s(…)

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