● Amy Coney Barrett is as anti-worker as the remainder of Trump’s judges, Andrew Strom writes at On Labor:
While Barrett hasn’t written something as egregious as Justice Gorsuch’s frozen trucker dissent, or Justice Kavanaugh’s killer whale dissent, her resolution to signal on to the bulk opinion narrowing the scope of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) in Kleber v. Care Fusion Corp., gives perception into the place she stands in the case of office protections.
The Trump Board has dutifully pursued a company want record of 10 objects put out by the Chamber of Commerce in early 2017. Board members have already taken motion on all 10. These priorities embrace delaying union elections, proscribing the flexibility of workers to speak about office points, and enhancing the flexibility of employers to find out bargaining items.
● Understaffed and unsafe, Bay Area hospital staff strike, Bianca Cunningham writes at Labor Notes.
● A bunch of union organizers clarify what’s flawed with unions—actually great things from individuals who have been on the bottom within the combat.
● How unions can bridge the hole between local weather and labor actions, from Mindy Isser at In These Times.
Unions do excess of enable workers to collectively barachieve. They give people the ability to practice democracy within the workplace, they’ve the power to vary our political system, and so they challenge corpocharge profit and power — making them potential allies for environmalestal organizations that do the identical. Groups like Greenpeace, the Sierra Club and 350.org usually combat huge corporations over their dangerous disposal of chemical waste, fossil gasoline emissions, factory farming and extra. Workers for these corporations are those who handle toxic waste, breathe soiled air and course of chicken at poulattempt crops.
● This Amazon grocery runner has risked her job to combat for higher security measures—from Michelle Chen and Molly Crabapple.