Increased capital investment and productivity need not result in job losses. Government can use industrial policy to link investment incentives to job preservation and even job creation.
Across the United States, police are shielded from both public and departmental accountability by multiple layers of contractual and legislative protections.
Perhaps a silver-lining of the pandemic, the economic downturn has created a more constructive discourse between the minister for industrial relations and the unions.
American workers tend to lack many basic benefits that are incredibly common in other countries, a situation the 'Essential Worker Bill of Rights' aims to remedy.
Nurses, cleaners, grocery store clerks and other unionized workers have been on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. They should emerge from it with a greater level of respect.
If government and business collaborate with workers, a scholar of labor relations writes, current economic problems could get less severe, the recovery smoother and lasting prosperity more likely.
An Ontario labour board decision to allow Foodora workers to unionize appears to have set an important precedent. But unionizing workers in the gig economy will continue to be an uphill battle.
An ugly spat involving some supporters of Bernie Sanders harkens back to old tropes about the labor movement. But the Culinary is showing itself to be a model for unions in the 'right-to-work' era.
What will happen to campaign workers after the Feb. 3 caucuses? It's a question that's in the cold Iowa air, carrying with it a subtle message about the state of democratic politics.
Short answer: they don't. But striking teachers often receive a bit of financial help during a strike from money they themselves have already paid to their unions.
A retrospective exhibition displays the key works from the life and times of activist and artist Judy Seidman. She has used political posters as a galvanising force in the fight against injustice.
All seven Democrats set to take the stage on Dec. 19 had vowed to boycott the debate in support of a union that represents 150 food service workers in California.
The government was caught completely unawares when Hanson and her colleague Malcolm Roberts lined up against the bill, which was lost in a tie.
Hoffa's ghost continues to haunt the labor movement.
With the government close to an agreement with Centre Alliance, its legislation to crack down on bad behaviour in the union movement is likely to pass.
Authoritarian populism has been around for a while, but this government's determination to punish some groups make the label more apt than just "conservative".
Professional women's hockey is trying to emerge from a crisis by creating a players' union to improve pay and working conditions.
Despite promising to represent the membership, Corbyn has ended up relying on union bloc votes to push through his own Brexit motion.
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.
The federal NDP is missing an opportunity to put workers’ rights firmly on the agenda during this election campaign.