In multiple ways, the workers took on the company along the contested front between the new and old economy, and won.
The tied Supreme Court decision in the recent public-sector unions case is a very temporary reprieve for unions. But there’s not a moment of reprieve for the public, and therefore for workers and their families.
Big players in the for-hire car industry have been redefining the role of workers for years. But now Wall Street has a ready way to cash in on the ‘innovation.’
The changing relationship between employees and employers is sometimes billed as a family-friendly boost. In fact, it’s largely an affront to basic economic justice—which is why some workers are fighting back.