Labor

  • Labor creates games

    Veteran attendees of the Game Developers Conference knew something was different this year: All the talk about unionization.

  • Oklahoma is a right-to-strike state today

    Educators and public workers in Oklahoma are on strike for pay increases and greater state funding for schools and public services.

  • What will it take to win the union at Delta?

    A Delta worker describes the poor working conditions and disrespect on the job that are driving a campaign to form a union.

  • Wendy's old-fashioned greed

    Hundreds of farmworkers and their allies marched on the New York offices of Nelson Peltz, the billionaire CEO of Wendy's.

  • Is Oklahoma the next stop for a teacher revolt?

    Some 150,000 teachers and public workers in Oklahoma are preparing for a strike that could continue until their demands are met.

  • Columbia grad workers will decide on a strike

    Columbia University graduate workers are voting on authorizing a strike to pressure the administration to recognize their union.

  • Reviving traditions of solidarity and struggle

    The traditions of the past helped guide West Virginia teachers to victory, while providing fresh lessons that can help rebuild the labor movement.

  • Show your solidarity with Oklahoma teachers

    Social Equity Educators in Seattle is organizing a petition for educators to stand in support of the teachers in Oklahoma.

  • We see what's possible when teachers unite

    A Phoenix teacher talks about the conditions threatening Arizona's schools--and how rank-and-file educators are taking a stand.

  • PSU adjuncts need a level deal

    PSU adjuncts and their supporters turned out to say that they deserve a fair contract and are essential to the university's functioning.

  • Talking socialism in "Trump country"

    The West Virginia struggle reminds us that we socialists aren't "creating" radicalism, but joining people who are forging their own path toward it.

  • West Virginia put class struggle back on the map

    The West Virginia teachers' strike inspired workers across the country--and only time will tell how far this wave of radicalization will spread.

  • Your victory gives us strength

    Teachers unions in Puerto Rico and Mexico sent congratulations and solidarity greetings to the victorious West Virginia educators.

  • Forging solidarity from Mingo to Manhattan

    Three West Virginia teachers traveled to New York City to speak at a solidarity meeting in the wake of their strike victory.

  • The teachers united couldn't be defeated

    West Virginia teachers celebrated a powerful victory in their nine-day, all-out strike following a struggle that reached into every corner of the state.

  • Inside the West Virginia teachers' rebellion

    West Virginia teachers are continuing their statewide strike that is galvanizing people everywhere who support the cause of labor and economic justice.

  • How teachers resisted a disappointing deal

    When union leaders announced a deal to end West Virginia's teachers strike, they weren't ready for a rank-and-file revolt.

  • The fight for our unions can't wait

    Union members and activists held rallies across the country to protest a legal assault on labor--but much more will be needed.

  • Labor's duty to confront the far right

    One disturbing feature of the growth of the far right has been its appeal to working-class voters, often in former industrial areas.

  • West Virginia teachers won't back down

    A high school teacher in West Virginia reports on the teachers' strike that shut down schools in all 55 counties across the state.

  • UIUC grad workers strike over tuition waivers

    Members of the graduate employees union at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are determined to win a fair contract.

  • What will it take for unions to survive Janus?

    Union members are mobilizing to protest the Janus case before the U.S. Supreme Court. SW asked three of our contributors about the stakes for labor.

  • West Virginia teachers hit the picket line

    Union teachers in West Virginia will begin a two-day strike to call for increased pay and a solution to rising health care costs.

  • Why did UC Berkeley police target a protester?

    A UC Berkeley student and Undergraduate Workers Union member tells what happened at a labor rally that led to an unjust arrest.

  • Seattle school bus drivers take on a bully

    The people who drive Seattle's children to school are facing a multinational corporation that won't provide health care or pensions.