Eber Garcia Vasquez had been and NYC Teamster for 26 years when he was deported in September. His union fought to keep him here, but when their campaign was unsuccessful, Teamsters Joint Council 16 moved to ensure that this happens to no one else. more

Sep 19, 2017 3:33 PM Multimedia

..."the inherent right of people to security to life, liberty, and the enjoyment by the people of the gains of their own industry." more

Sep 4, 2016 5:02 PM Dispatches

"This movement is bigger than $15 and a union." more

Aug 8, 2016 5:04 PM Magazine

Bob Master is co-chair of the New York State Working Families Party and political director for District One of the Communications Workers of America. He scored a major victory recently when Verizon workers won an agreement that ended a high-profi... more

Jul 22, 2016 5:38 PM Magazine

The National Labor Relations Board has found multiple violations of federal labor law. more

Mar 31, 2016 5:26 PM Dispatches 14 Comments

They're organizing border to border. more

Mar 14, 2016 3:03 PM Magazine 12 Comments

“The city that works” is in chaos. more

Mar 4, 2016 5:51 PM Dispatches 10 Comments

It’s not just a long-rumored threat, it’s a promise put in writing. more

Dec 8, 2015 4:10 PM Dispatches 27 Comments

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize recognizes labor’s important role in the one success story of the Arab Spring. more

Oct 15, 2015 3:03 PM Dispatches

“Even though we have helped organize so many women, we believe that rights are not enough." more

Oct 13, 2015 2:41 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

After a little smack-down by the Senate, the Most Transparent Administration Ever is still trying to push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Most Transparent Way Possible. more

May 15, 2015 1:31 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The TPP was just finalized but it's not too late for Congress to say no. Here's why they should. more

May 12, 2015 2:56 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

The problem for charter advocacy is that the evidence is overwhelmingly counter to nearly every claim in favor of charter schools. more

May 5, 2015 3:57 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

On May Day, Oakland union members and supporters rallied in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and in protest of police killings. Photographer Arthur Kohl-Riggs sent these images from the scene. more

May 4, 2015 8:44 PM Dispatches

Our test-and-punish system under the No Child Left Behind Act has branded the schools in our poorest cities as “failures” and created a crisis atmosphere that has made way for the application of the Shock Doctrine. more

Apr 28, 2015 2:39 PM Public School Shakedown

It was education and punk rock that brought Randy Hurley and Tim Slekar together, as college freshmen with a mutual love for Husker Du and The Sex Pistols. Thirty years later, they’re finding punk rock is a surprisingly great tool in the fi... more

Apr 22, 2015 4:59 PM Public School Shakedown 3 Comments

"Here’s what it means. It means lost jobs and lower wages. That’s it. Lost jobs and lower wages.” more

Apr 21, 2015 12:44 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

The truth is more complicated than the facts that are supposedly exposed in a trial. more

Apr 16, 2015 5:10 PM Public School Shakedown 2 Comments

In a modern day America where almost everyone––including many Republicans––acknowledges the high cost of a Wal-Mart / Kohl's economy that puts millions of Americans out of work by selling cheap crap from China, there's 'ol Scott Walker brag... more

Apr 15, 2015 5:14 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

The New York Badass Teachers Association is a diverse pro-public education organization of 2820 members, affiliated with the Badass Teachers Association, currently 54,913 strong nationwide. NY BATs voices its strong disgust with the passing of... more

Apr 8, 2015 4:07 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments