March 12, 2014 -
The Obama administration continues its push to privatize the Tennessee Valley Authority, which provides electricity for 9 million people in seven Southeastern states without taxpayer subsidy and at prices below the national average.
March 3, 2014 -
Some people might think the UAW's recent narrow loss at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. derailed the union's organizing effort at the Nissan plant in Canton, Miss. But workers there point out that their situation -- with a majority-black workforce drawing on a civil rights legacy -- is different.
February 24, 2014 -
With workers at the Kellogg plant in Memphis locked out since October over a labor contract dispute, family budgets are dwindling -- but the local community has rallied to support them.
February 12, 2014 -
Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. are voting on a union this week. But contrary to some media reports, a "yes" vote wouldn't be the first unionization win for Southern auto workers.
February 7, 2014 -
As workers at Nissan's plant in Canton, Miss. fight for the right to an intimidation-free union election, workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. prepare to vote in a secret-ballot election beginning Feb. 12.
January 9, 2014 -
To address the lack of representational equity for workers in the U.S. political system, some have proposed changing labor laws to allow employees at a particular workplace to form "political unions." But would that just replace hard-won gains in collective bargaining with a toothless form of worker activism?