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What is wrong with "Right to Work"
It is a false name meant to deceive people into giving corporations the right to erode union power. It means that people can benefit from union protections without paying their fair share.
What did the Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court case do?
It made it illegal to charge an agency fee, otherwise known as a fair share fee, to union workers who do not wish to be a member of their union. It is a threat to dismantle public-sector unions across the US.
Can Uber and Lyft drivers form unions?
No they are not because they are considered independent contractors.
In 2018, almost 50,000 teachers went on strike in the US. Why did they go on strike?
The teachers were fighting for better wages and protections for themselves, but above all they were fighting for their working conditions that affected their students. Teachers were using their power in their unions to create change for the students that they care so deeply about.
Amazon workers signed a letter demanding Amazon stop selling tracking technologies to:
What are workers centers?
Workers center are organizations that organize workers who are traditionally excluded from collective bargaining rights, such as domestic workers and agricultural workers. They started to grow rapidly in the mid-1990s. In addition to organizing, workers centers also build coalitions and solidarity with other community organizations, provide educational workshops and trainings, and offer other community services depending on the communities they serve.
What is the Coalition of Immokalee Workers?
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (the CIW) is a worker-based human rights organization internationally recognized for its achievements in fighting human trafficking and gender-based violence at work. The CIW is also recognized for pioneering the design and development of the Worker-driven Social Responsibility paradigm, a worker-led, market-enforced approach to the protection of human rights in corporate supply chains.
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