Labor
Argentine courts grant union’s request and suspend Milei’s labor reform

The measures are part of a “decree” announced by the far-right president in December

“Big Three” Auto workers vote to strike by 97%

Over 144,000 workers are set to strike on September 14 if negotiations with their employers, the car manufacturers General Motors, Stellantis, and Ford, fail. The union has already employed the tactic of practice pickets at auto plants in Detroit, Michigan and Louisville, Kentucky

UPS Teamsters vote yes on historic contract

UPS workers vote yes on the contract negotiated in July by an overwhelming majority, enshrining major victories

Teamsters win their agreement: Why is it historic and what’s next?

After scaring the capitalist class with a 350,000-worker strike threat, Teamsters have already pivoted to organizing Amazon workers

Hollywood actors are on the cusp of a strike

With less than 12 hours left before their contract expires, SAG-AFTRA workers appear poised to strike unless an agreement is reached before the end of the day

Hollywood writers are joining the fight for stable jobs

The TV & entertainment writers’ strike is only one example of organized labor attempting to lift the working class out of the trenches of the so-called gig economy

The US has a child labor crisis. Lawmakers are trying to make it worse.

Iowa just passed one of the most extreme pro-child labor bills in recent times, leaving employers off the hook if a child worker dies on the job

Following wins in the private sector, NYC nurses shift fight to public sector hospitals

After over 7,000 NYC nurses went on strike and won historic agreements with private hospitals, nurses serving the poorest patients begin their fight

ASHA workers India Lauded by WHO, India’s frontline health workers are still fighting for basic rights

Over one million Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers have been awarded the WHO’s Global Health Leaders Award, recognizing their role in ensuring access to care in a health system that is still widely inaccessible, and increasingly privatized

India faces water shortages, power cuts amid record temperatures and other stories

Today we look at a record-breaking heat wave across India and Pakistan, renewed attacks by Israeli forces on the Al Aqsa mosque, and more

UK’s anti-refugee immigration bill rejected in House of Lords again and other stories

Today we look at rising deaths of asylum seekers in the Mediterranean, the conviction of Burkinabe officials in the killing of Thomas Sankara, and more

Police raid on USB union headquarters in Italy sparks outrage

The union has been at the forefront of the working class struggles against the anti-people policies of the Mario Draghi government in Italy. Progressive groups have extended solidarity with the USB and denounced the raid as a ploy to discredit and villainize the union.