Alabama
Coal workers strike at Warrior Met reach third month

Despite hostilities and difficulties faced by the Warrior Met Coal, nearly 1,100 workers in Alabama’s largest metallurgical coal producer have continued their strike for a fair contract to compensate for the sacrifices they made to keep the bankrupt company afloat

Coal mine workers in Alabama strike over failed contract talks

More than 1,100 mine workers at Warrior Met Coal have gone on strike over the company’s failure to reach a consensus with the workers over the new contracts that went into effect on April 1.

Counting underway for historic union vote at Alabama’s Amazon unit

The federal labor watchdog has begun counting on March 30, which could take days to finish. The unionization drive has shone light on the abysmal workplace conditions of US’ largest employer

UN calls for investigation into Tigray war citing rights violations and other stories

Today we take a look the UN’s call for an investigation into Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a campaign to boycott Amazon, the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine development efforts in Cuba, and the declaration of an end of absolute poverty in China

Week-long boycott of Amazon planned over union-busting attempts in Alabama

The boycott campaign comes after multiple reports of Amazon trying to thwart organizing attempts by workers in its Bessemer warehouse in Alabama, where a unionization vote is underway

Why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

Workers at one of Amazon’s warehouses are deciding whether or not to join a union. Amazon’s union-busting efforts indicate just how important the vote is

Crucial vote to decide unionization of Amazon workers in Alabama

Amazon workers are making history with the second-ever vote on unionization in the company’s US warehouses

US judges strike down States’ move to halt abortions during COVID-19 crisis

The administrations of Texas, Ohio, Alabama, Oklahoma and Iowa took steps to postpone or halt non-essential medical procedures, and included abortions in the category. This was under the pretext of making more facilities available for COVID-19 patients

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