Despite decades of attacks, workers and unions continue to organize and bargain to improve their workplaces and communities. Workers also are engaging in innovative forms of organizing - and transforming their organizations - to build power in the face of new challenges.
Facing a series of complaints from workers, Bonchon admitted that it took tips from servers and issued an apology. However, reimbursed tips came with a 5 percent deduction for “credit card processing fees.”
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled to postpone(link is external) a planned union election vote at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where plant management spent the week waging war against union supporters.
When asked about fear, Cubelo replied, “If we surrender to this fear, it might lead to less numbers of organizers. We have to fight this threat and intimidation and expose the evil design of the Duterte government in suppressing workers organizing.”
Something is stirring in places long forgotten or overlooked. Young leaders are emerging to take the fight to the boss as workers, immigrants and so many others are under attack. One of those voices speaking with vision, passion, accessibility and intellectual precision is Kooper Caraway.
"What do you do when your employer makes billions in profit, then reduces workers' wages and benefits? STRIKE. Stop & Shop grocery store workers withheld their labor from over 240 stores over 11 days and forced management to meet their union's demands. Means TV was there to cover it."
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.