September 22, 2014 -
In the largest union vote in the country this year, 86 percent of passenger service agents voted in a favor of a union that will cover 14,500 workers, more than half in the South.
April 27, 2012 -
Wal-Mart has been accused of bribery in Mexico, but its behavior is far from unique: Many major corporations have been charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a U.S. law passed in response to an oft-forgotten aspect of the Watergate scandal of the 1970s.
March 6, 2012 -
Corporations including Texas-based American Airlines and Hostess are turning to bankruptcy courts not because they can't pay their bills but because those courts allow them to negotiate with a hammer. While the options for unions aren't great, a few have shown that aggressive workplace mobilizing can beat back some of the worst.
December 5, 2011 -
The Texas-based carrier is using Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a strategic weapon in a class war against decent wages and benefits for its workers.