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Our collective amnesia about the history of the holiday is dangerous. more

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With strong membership this year, unions promise improved wages and working conditions. more

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Prisoners face harsh retribution for resisting forced labor practices and protesting extreme punishments. more

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Celine McNicholas of the Economic Policy Institute talks about a new moment to imagine the power of organized labor. more

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League of Filipino Students

The Philippine National Police, implicated in the suppression of labor movements and President Duterte’s war on drugs, receive a significant amount of funding through U.S. foreign military financing. more

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Are the days of venture-capital-backed platforms exploiting mostly silent workers over? more

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An event marking the fiftieth anniversary of César Chávez’s famous 1968 fast during the migrant grape workers strike in California. more

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Scott McCloskey AP

How striking West Virginians made history—again. more

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Draconian employment contracts are creating a new form of indentured servitude. more

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Recent rulings expose the high court’s anti-worker bias. more

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‘They want me to do five separate jobs when I can go to another place and just do one thing for the same amount of money.’ more

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In New York City and across U.S. urban hubs, the gig economy threatens the livelihoods—and lives—of a once-stable class of American workers. more

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Ed cared about working people—and was a singular voice for labor rights and social justice. more

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Kenneth King

West Virginians have rescued a landmark in American labor history from an assault by powerful coal mining companies. more

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Here’s your recap of the jurisprudential carnage. more

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When it comes to family separation, no one knows better than migrant domestic workers the myriad ways U.S. immigration policy has kept people from their loved ones. more

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Original: Gage Skidmore

Just how accurate are Trump’s claims about jobs and income? more

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Passion River Films

Disguised as a sports documentary, the film takes a critical look at the complex world of migrant laborers chasing a dream. Plus, an exclusive clip. more

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