In Scotland, Grangemouth oil refinery workers are just the latest to realize their power after two years of pandemic, when they were deemed essential—and watched industry profits spike—while they accepted pay freezes.
UPS workers are sharing photographs of triple-digit temperature readings inside their trucks. The Teamsters say drivers are suffering from heat-related illnesses at an alarming rate.
The president of the RMT joins the podcast to talk about the union’s recent strike and what’s next for rail workers.
What the fall of Roe means for workers.
Donna Jo Marks, Carlos Perez, and Jessica Wender-Shubow join Belabored for a live discussion about the politics of time spent at work.
Workers at a division of games conglomerate Activision Blizzard shocked the industry by becoming one of the first collective bargaining units in U.S. gaming.
Organizers of unionization efforts at Amazon, Starbucks, and the New York Times discuss how their experiences as women shape their work.
Economist J.W. Mason joins the podcast to talk about inflation and how to organize around price increases.
With a pandemic pause on student loan repayments set to expire this year, debt abolitionists have stepped up their campaign to get Washington to cancel education debt entirely.
A two-part episode on logistics labor, with Michelle Valentin Nieves of the Amazon Labor Union, and Laleh Khalili, author of Sinews of War and Trade.
Retail has historically been one of the hardest sectors to organize, but workers at REI are bucking that trend.
This week teachers and education workers went on strike in Minneapolis for the the first time in fifty years.
How close are we to fully automated robot logistics?
Over the past several decades, the shift of public goods and services into the control of corporations has taken a toll on their quality, increased inequality, undermined labor and civil rights, and made government less accountable. How can we restore our ownership of the commons?
Long-haul trucking went from being one of the best blue-collar jobs to one of the toughest in America. What does this transformation mean for the ongoing supply chain crisis?