The odds are stacked against the striking workers at General Motors. A sociologist who's studied the decline of the US auto industry explains why.
On Feb. 6, 1919, half of Seattle’s workforce went on strike over a demand for higher wages. A labor historian explains why it matters 100 years later.
Most people think of Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights leader who led the nation in addressing the evils of systemic racism. What many don't know is that he also championed labor unionism.
Ordering Canada's postal workers back on the job may hurt Justin Trudeau. CUPW could direct its anger directly at the Trudeau Liberals ahead of the 2019 federal election.
Striking 20th-century garment workers wore their best dresses and hats to send a message that they had the right to be taken seriously and have their voices heard.
Ottawa has ordered postal workers back on the job, but is it constitutional? We should be circumspect about intervening in the bargaining process and skeptical about claims it's in the public good.
From solitary confinement, Moliere Dimanche started drawing on anything he could find. The result was a series of fantastical, allegorical images that depict abuse, racism and profound isolation.
A new generation of workers are joining trade unions and using social media to hold big employers to account.
Data reveals that South Africa's strike action is lower than many other countries, and not as prolonged as politicians claim.
Emmanuel Macron is driving through his neoliberal agenda by relying on French police forces renowned for their violence against ethnic minority citizens, protestors and migrants.
High profile strikes in key sectors – from railways to utility companies and universities – have taken place so far this year.
A strike around a specific employment issue can easily develop a momentum of its own and become a catalyst for a much wider expression of dissatisfaction.
Traditional picket lines feel outdated now that work is no longer a place that you go, but a thing that you do.
Strike rules for international staff illuminates the intractable tensions that underpin the logic of universities.
Women played and integral role in the year-long struggle – despite a culture that expected them to stay at home.
Does 21st century corporate logic contain the seeds of its own destruction?
In order to tackle inequality, we need to understand what drives resistance to it and government responsiveness.
The number of days lost to strikes are near all-time lows since records began.
Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period as French president is over.
Around the world, McDonald’s is known for its staunch and well-resourced attempt to remain 'union free'.