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The Wirecutter Union Won

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Jonah Furman On The Year Work Broke

"In a time of crisis, people see that the way things are is not necessarily how they have to be."

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Jobs Are Still Hell For Working Americans

Lies, abuse, and mistreatment continue to be the markers of labor in the U.S.

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Wirecutter’s Black Friday Pick Is a Fair Contract

Black Friday gives the website's staff some much-needed leverage.

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The New York Times’ War On Its Newest Unions Is Heating Up

Employees at Wirecutter are threatening a strike over Black Friday weekend, the site's busiest time of the year.

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Labor Conditions in Fast Food Are Worse Than Ever

"Everyone realized how shit it was, and everyone quit."

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The Amazon Propaganda Machine Is Firing On All Cylinders

Amazon's use of Terry Crews is the latest in its efforts to manipulate people into believing that it doesn't deserve a tarnished reputation.

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It’s Time For the Social Media Workforce to Organize

Something is happening in the world of social media managers and editors—and it looks a bit like the beginning of a labor movement.

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‘This Is Film Industry Culture’

'Rust' shooting was a predictable and avoidable tragedy in an unsafe workplace, say movie professionals.

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So Hot Right Now: Quitting

It's the feel-good trend of the summer!

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‘I Will Be Paying It Until I Die’

The looming restart of student loan repayments is infuriating borrowers.

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Staffers Aren’t Alone

The Democrat's staffers say they faced high expectations, long hours and low pay, a problem across the board for Congressional staff.

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Is Labor Finally Going to Stop Giving Democrats a Free Ride?

Liz Shuler just threw down a challenge to the Senate's worst Democrat.

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The Union Wave Hitting America’s Biggest Newspaper Chain

'It’s not that we’re breaking new ground here, we’re just catching up with the rest of the industry.'

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Behold, Mark Zuckerberg’s Latest Effort to Make the World Worse

Zoom is bad enough, but Oculus' new product adds creepy cartoon avatars and a virtual whiteboard into the mix.

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The New York Times Won’t Stop Gaslighting Its Unionizing Workers

Audio obtained by Discourse Blog shows the paper's CEO trying to blame the union for a recent breakdown in talks. Sources say the truth is just the opposite.

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Hundreds of NYT Tech Workers Just Walked Off the Job

'My overwhelming feeling right now is just intense frustration,' one worker said.

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Leaked Memo Shows No Evil Foods Justifying Laying Off Workers With No Severance

'Not being able to provide severance was one of the hardest, most painful decisions that our leadership team has ever had to make.'

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How Not to Do Unemployment Journalism 101

Felix Salmon's 'deep dive' into unemployment fraud is astonishingly lazy and credulous.

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It’s Good to Know Where Your Boss Lives

Anna Wintour won't come to the bargaining table. So her workers went to her house.

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