As a PhD student and graduate employee at the University of Connecticut, Cera Fisher was on her way to a successful career. But she and her colleagues were having a hard time making ends meet.
When Delta’s cargo and ramp workers began to organize with the Machinists union, the airline posted an anti-union video on YouTube, Facebook, and other online media.
On Monday, February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that will determine whether working Americans can join together to bargain for better pay, healthcare and retirement benefits, working conditions, and career opportunities.
This Monday (February 26), the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that would make it much more difficult for public-sector workers to bargain for better wages and working conditions.
Working at a retail job she found “boring,” Lindsay Gustafson used to live from “paycheck to paycheck.” She worried that, “If anything ever happened to me, I would have been in major trouble.”
At your next family get-together, youthful members of the “millennial” generation just might have something in common with their elders – union cards.
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