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Jenny Brown is a staff writer for Labor Notes.
Lean In or Stand Up?
Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: Labor Notes
Sheryl Sandberg urges women to lean in at work, but Newark teachers felt more "leaned on" when Facebook came to town with $100 million to push merit pay.
Is Wal-Mart Purging Activists Who Went On Strike?
Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: Labor Notes
In a coordinated purge, Walmart has lashed out against workers who walked out in early June.
Victory for Workers at Opulent Art Auction House Sotheby's: Lockout Ends, Teamster Art Handlers Back at Work
Posted on: Jun 3, 2012, Source: Labor Notes
Teamster art handlers voted to settle their dispute with Sotheby’s yesterday, ending a 10-month lockout that became a symbol of Occupy Wall Street’s fight.
3 Ways Women Workers are Fighting Discrimination, Wage Theft, and Abuse on the Job
Posted on: Mar 25, 2012, Source: Labor Notes
Women workers are attacking low pay and bias from many angles, assailing wage laws that exclude them, suing over outright discrimination, and trying to organize unions.
13 Million Unemployed; Why Aren't They a Political Force to be Reckoned With?
Posted on: Feb 19, 2012, Source: Labor Notes
Unions are still grappling with how to organize the unemployed, including their own ex-members, into a political force.
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