Posts Tagged: workers rights
Late last month, employees of Book Culture, an independent New York City bookstore, voted to unionize. Five employees were promptly fired.
Punitively firing employees who participate in labor unions violates federal labor law. On July 2, the remaining workers went on strike in protest of the illegal firings....more
Author and veteran Voice of Witness editor Peter Orner sits down with Invisible Hands: Voices From the Global Economy editor Corinne Goria to talk about putting the book together, economic interdependency, and the complex human stories behind everyday items....more
Alexandra Kimball discusses a disheartening current reality: the economic ability to take one or more unpaid internships early in a journalism or writing career may be far more important than talent, insight, or work ethic....more