For decades, the telecommunications industry has provided technicians, customer service agents, operators, and others with job security, opportunities to advance and gain new skills, and sustainable wages and benefits. Yet since Verizon was formed in 2000, it has shirked its responsibilities as a public utility, pursuing a race-to-the-bottom, low-road business… Read More»

New unionbusting data released by American Rights at Work WASHINGTON, DC—In conjunction with International Human Rights Day, Saturday, December 10, workers’ rights advocacy group American Rights at Work releases new data on extensive employer conduct designed to undermine union organizing efforts.  American Rights at Work Board Chair and former Democratic… Read More»

Findings from this new report reveal that a majority of employers aggressively use both legal and illegal anti-union tactics during union representation elections, which impedes workers’ ability to form unions. » Download the report (PDF) By Chirag Mehta and Nik Theodore, Center for Urban Economic Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, December… Read More»

This report offers a comprehensive examination of the company’s abysmal labor standards, including an investigation into Wal-Mart’s unapologetic, systematic manner of aggressively interfering with its employees’ democratic right to form unions as a method to address their mistreatment.  The study also demonstrates how Wal-Martization is eroding middle-class standards for workers… Read More»