Colorlines

Results related to “Workers Rights”

Photos: Fast-Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities

Photos: Fast-Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2013, 1:53PM

December 5, 2013 marked the largest fast-food strikes in history, organizers say.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Fast-Food Worker Strikes Set for 100 Cities

Fast-Food Worker Strikes Set for 100 Cities

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2013, 3:47PM

The movement to organize low-wage workers is spreading to new parts of the country.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Over 100 Arrested in Walmart Black Friday Actions

Over 100 Arrested in Walmart Black Friday Actions

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2013, 5:50PM

Current and former Walmart associates protested on Black Friday, demanding better wages and treatment.

Topics: Black Friday, /NOW, Walmart

Walmart Workers Take Back Shopping Holiday with Black Friday Actions

Walmart Workers Take Back Shopping Holiday with Black Friday Actions

by Julianne Hing on November 29 2013, 7:00AM

Black Friday isn’t just about shopping anymore.

Topics: Black Friday, Economy, Walmart

Walmart Strikes Spread to Miami Ahead of Black Friday Protests

Walmart Strikes Spread to Miami Ahead of Black Friday Protests

by Julianne Hing on November 25 2013, 3:56PM

The countdown to Black Friday is on.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Walmart

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 11:57AM

Only 34 states have law protecting transgender people in the workplace, and a new map and report show just how many barriers they have to equitable employment.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

National Labor Relations Board: Walmart 'Unlawfully Threatened' Workers

National Labor Relations Board: Walmart ‘Unlawfully Threatened’ Workers

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2013, 3:48PM

The federal agency will pursue charges against the retail giant.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Walmart and Forever21 Truckers Strike in Los Angeles

Walmart and Forever21 Truckers Strike in Los Angeles

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2013, 1:01PM

Port of Los Angeles-based truck drivers who deliver goods to Walmart, Forever21 and Costco are going on strike today.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Walmart

Walmart Worker Arrested in Protest Explains Why She Took the Risk

Walmart Worker Arrested in Protest Explains Why She Took the Risk

by Julianne Hing on November 15 2013, 12:00PM

Evelin Cruz is one of 54 Los Angeles-area workers who blocked an intersection and got arrested protesting Walmart’s poor wages and labor practices. Here’s why she took a chance with her livelihood.

Topics: Economy, Walmart

Federally Contracted Workers Bring Labor Fight to Obama's Front Door

Federally Contracted Workers Bring Labor Fight to Obama’s Front Door

by Julianne Hing on September 25 2013, 9:23AM

Low-wage workers are making sure the federal government doesn’t overlook the labor practices of its own contractors.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Fast Food Workers Strike In Seattle As National Trend Begins To Show Results

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 31 2013, 4:25PM

Fast food workers went on strike in a sixth city yesterday as other low-wage service sector workers are claiming union victories.

Topics: /NOW

Milwaukee Becomes Fifth City Where Fast Food Workers Strike

Milwaukee Becomes Fifth City Where Fast Food Workers Strike

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 15 2013, 11:30AM

Hundreds fast food and retail workers are on strike in Milwaukee. The city was once a hub for black manufacturing jobs and now faces staggering racial disparities in employment.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Detroit's Fast Food Workers Strike As National Trend Grows

Detroit’s Fast Food Workers Strike As National Trend Grows

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 10 2013, 5:55PM

Detroit became the fourth city in recent weeks where fast food restaurant workers went on strike to demand higher wages.

Topics: /NOW

Pages: 1