In a move that could have repercussions on the fracking industry nationwide, Manchester in northwest England has announced that it is effectively banning the practice.
Civil rights groups, immigrant and tenant rights associations, police reform and healthcare advocates, women, LGBT, and faith institutions should be regarded as full members at the core of the labor movement.
The Ellison-Lewis legislation would amend the National Labor Relations Act to give workers a range of legal options if they feel discriminated against for trying to form a union.
With unions facing a not-so-gradual decline toward irrelevance, leaders are having “a come-to-Jesus moment.”
2012 was an exciting year for organized labor as well as worker’s rights, generating a lot of excitement that 2013 could hold even more.