Tag: union organizing

Under the Hood of Nissan’s Campaign to Stop Thousands in Mississippi from Earning a Fair Return on their Work

August 7, 2017

It’s devastating news that working people at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant lost their fight to come together in union with United Automobile Workers (UAW). The automaker’s extreme actions robbed its employees of a free and fair vote, and it’s not possible to accept the results at face value. Last month, Nissan’s… Read More»

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Tesla’s Working Conditions Are Anything But Innovative

June 16, 2017

In 2016, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced plans to manufacture the Model 3. The sedan is Tesla’s first foray into engineering an electric vehicle for the mainstream automobile market. Consumers who marveled at the company’s ingenuity fell for the opportunity to drive a Tesla at its $35,000 introductory price: Tesla… Read More»

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One Week, Three Major Victories for Working People in the South

March 24, 2016

In a groundbreaking week for the labor movement in the southern United States, working people are proving that anything is possible when you stand together to change the rules and fight for better workplaces. Huntsville, Alabama, Call Center Workers Join CWA In Huntsville, Alabama, the 750 men and women who… Read More»

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Labor Department Tells Employers to Come Clean About Unionbusting

March 23, 2016

UPDATE (11/21/16): Unfortunately, on November 16, 2016, Texas federal Judge Samuel Cummings threw out Obama administration rules giving teeth to the legal requirement that companies must report whenever they hire unionbusting consultants. Judge Cummings order finalized an earlier preliminary ruling that temporarily blocked the rules this summer.  His decision accepted the unionbusting… Read More»

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Do You Hear the People Sing? A Story of Unionbusting, as Told by Orange is the New Black

July 9, 2015

The Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” has swept the nation by storm, taking home three Emmys last year and satisfying binge-watchers everywhere. Critics have long praised “OITNB” writers for combining riveting storylines with poignant criticism of the prison industrial complex. The latest season saw the introduction of a… Read More»

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