October 24, 2012 -
As corporate money pours into the presidential race, workers have to fight for their own rights -- and they're doing just that at Walmart and a Louisiana salt mine.
October 15, 2012 -
In the hope that we are seeing a major turning point in the relationship between Wal-Mart and its workforce, it is worth looking back at the company's record to recall just how bad its behavior has been.
August 6, 2012 -
The number of workplaces with egregiously bad safety records has doubled in the past year. OSHA's effort to focus on these employers is laudable -- but is it enough?
June 14, 2012 -
Perseverance paid off for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee in North Carolina as Reynolds finally agreed to meet with the union to discuss tobacco pickers' abysmal work conditions.
November 11, 2011 -
U.S. unions are bitterly split on whether an oil pipeline should be built between Canada and Texas. The conflict has hamstrung the Blue-Green Alliance, which unifies union and environmental efforts, as transit unions argue labor must look beyond its own interests.
June 1, 1976 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 4 No. 1/2, "Here Come a Wind." Find more from that issue here.