Stories tagged: "workers rights"

WASHINGTON, DC - OCT. 8, 2019: Rally for LGBTQ rights outside Supreme Court as Justices hear oral arguments in three cases dealing with discrimination in the workplace because of sexual orientation (Image via Shutterstock)
These Are the Next Battles in the Fight for LGBTQ Worker Rights

The United States has to make a number of changes to strengthen unions and labor laws to ensure that LGBTQ workers are properly protected.

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Why Kickstarter’s New Union Could Be Huge For Tech Workers

Employees at the Brooklyn-based company are now the first white collar, full-time employees at a major tech company to successfully unionize.

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Philadelphia’s public defenders, who handle 70% of the city’s criminal cases, vote to unionize

Union membership in Pennsylvania is growing, even as it's declining nationwide.

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Philadelphia becomes second US city to give domestic workers rights

“Other people’s homes are their workplaces and we need to lay out what the responsibilities are of the workers and of the employers so that work can be respected.”