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The Return of the Strike

Steven Greenhouse The American Prospect
This year, thousands of teachers, hotel workers, Google employees, and others walked off the job and won major gains. Which raises two questions: Why now? And will this continue?

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Hotel Workers From Around the World Challenge Sexual Harassment

Haseena Manek RankandFile.CA
Sexual harassment and sexual assault is a serious issue for hotel workers, who are vulnerable not only to co-workers and management but also to hotel guests. Union workers from across the globe gathered in Geneva to demand change.

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Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union

Bethany Khan UNITEHERE!
UNITE HERE's Culinary Union Calls for Immediate Contract Negotiations. We voted yes to make our jobs good jobs with fair wages and job security, said Celia Vargas, a housekeeper at the property. We won that vote, so our voices and votes should be respected.

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Atlantic City Workers Stunned As Casino Economy Begins to Crash

Bruce Vail Working In These Times
Atlantic City needs to diversify its economy away from casinos if it wants to continue attracting large numbers of visitors, union leaders argue in response to announcements of closures. New solutions are needed for workers and the wider community to prevent Atlantic City from again going into decline.

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Bankers Learn What Happens in Vegas Can Land Back in D.C.

Robert Schmidt Bloomberg
One detail Deutsche Bank didn’t account for when it opened The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas casino: a labor dispute that has reached from Nevada into the bank’s dealings with the Federal Reserve in Washington.
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