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UK public sector workers battle for pay hikes that match inflation
Following a rash of strikes in the public sector, some British workers have settled their pay disputes, but more are taking further action. And the government is striking back.
U.S. labor strikes went up almost 50% between 2021 and 2022
Cornell University counted almost 400 strikes last year, following decades of declining union membership. Here's why labor action is becoming more common.
Gen Z is the most pro-union generation
Many young workers have witnessed the effects of economic crises and are struggling with the gap between their wages and the cost of living.
Federal labor board lobbies for additional funding, staffing resources as Congressional deadline looms
The NLRB warns that no increase in funding could result in agency furloughs.
Meet the workers who unionized the first Chipotle in the nation
The employees became the first in the nation to form a union at one of the fast food chain's restaurants.
Black and Latino workers see biggest wage gains from union membership
A recent Congressional report shows collective bargaining can play a role in narrowing wage gaps.
How big a year for the labor movement was 2021?
An online geographic tracker from Cornell shows there were dozens of strikes that didn't make it into national headlines or government data.
Is a new labor movement brewing?
AFL-CIO President Elizabeth Shuler advocates a revitalized labor movement that expands high-quality jobs and reduces inequality.
How secretaries organized and changed the workplace for women
The 9to5 movement started with the feeling of being invisible as a woman office worker, says co-founder Karen Nussbaum.
Inside 9to5, the movement for women's workplace rights
A new documentary tells the story of the women's labor movement behind the iconic movie.