Organized Labor Disputes Are on the Rise. Here's Why Leaders Should Pay Attention

Any broad shift in dynamics between workers and management has implications for the present and future of employment in the United States. A deeper understanding of the forces at work could be valuable for a variety of businesses.

Business News

75,000 Kaiser Permanente Unionized Employees Launch Historic Strike Over Pay and Staffing Concerns

It's the largest healthcare worker strike in the United States, affecting 40% of Kaiser Permanente's workforce across multiple states and the District of Columbia.

Business News

Widespread Strikes Have Resulted in 4.1 Million Missed Days of Work in 2023 (So Far)

From autoworkers to actors, 2023 has witnessed a remarkable surge in strikes across various industries, with over 353,000 workers participating in work stoppages.

Business News

The Massive UPS Strike Could Wreck the U.S. Economy, But Amazon Might Profit Big Time Anyway — Here's Why

The contract between UPS workers and the company expires on August 1.

Business News

UPS Workers Say a Strike Is 'Inevitable,' Would Be Largest Single-Employer Strike in U.S. History

The Teamsters gave UPS until Friday to submit their "best" and "final" offer.

Business News

Strikes, Work Stoppages Increased Over 50% in the U.S. in 2022, According to a New Report

The school's "Labor Action Tracker" tracks work stoppages in the U.S.


Why Employers Forcing a Return to Office is Leading to More Worker Power and Unionization

Demanding that employees return to the office could backfire against employers in the long run by spurring increases in labor union organizing. Here's why.

Business News

Nurses Are Quitting in Droves, And Those Who Remain Are Overworked and Fed Up

Since the pandemic, mounting pressure has caused millions of nurses across the country to reevaluate their careers.

Business News

Fired SpaceX Employees Speak Out About Elon Musk's Alleged Toxic Leadership

Nine SpaceX workers were fired after organizing an open letter criticizing Musk. The situation highlights a broader pattern across all of the entrepreneur's companies: a firm grip on free speech.

Business News

'This Is the Way It's Always Been': HarperCollins Workers Fight to End Historic Cycle of Unfair Wages

An employee on the HarperCollins picket lines shares what the experience has been like – and why the problems strikers are addressing are universal to the entire publishing industry.

Business News

'This Is What We Serve Ourselves and Customers': Starbucks Employees Strike Over Mold, Allegedly Hazardous Conditions

The workers claim they are working next to black mold and bed bugs.

Business News

Amazon Suspends Dozens of Workers For Refusing To Work Following Warehouse Fire

When a fire broke out at one of Amazon's warehouses, workers organized a stoppage.

Growing a Business

3 Lessons Employers Can Learn From the 'Great Unionization'

Unionization is taking over some of America's favorite retail brands. What's behind this "Great Unionization" and what does it mean for employers everywhere?

Business Ideas

Unionizing Isn't the Only Way to Restore Workers' Bargaining Power

Using technology to give workers more options can create a win-win situation in the labor market, with more efficient matching for open positions.

Business News

An Apple Store in Maryland Is the First to Unionize in the U.S.: 'We Did It Towson!'

Workers sought a union to receive more agency over compensation, work conditions, and safety operations.