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Despite Working in One of the Country's Fastest Growing Occupations, My Wages Are Not Enough to Cover the Basics

What image comes to mind when you think of a labor leader? Do you think of a woman of color? Labor is about more than men working in factories or industrial fields. It’s about immigrants who toil on farms to provide food for America’s families. It’s about janitors and security officers who keep … Continue reading Source link

Digital media unioning, one year later

I would like to report reasons for hope. Collective action is not only possible in the face of an economy in transformation; it is effective. In the last year, writers, editors, producers and other content creators at “digital native” companies Gawker, VICE, Salon.com, ThinkProgress and The Huffington Post have all won representation with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). These innovative, mostly younger professionals …