Tim M discusses what it’s like to be a nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital, and why he and his fellow nurses recently voted to authorize a strike.
This month’s Rank and File union member profile is a little different since our profilee works at Amazon, the White Whale of labor unionization efforts. Can tri-state area union power overcome Bezos’s behemoth?
Sub-contractors, scabs, and salting. Laura G. discusses how she found her way to the carpentry trade, fighting off a fear of heights and a mountain of student debt. In Local 157 she sees room for more aggressive tactics, worker involvement in negotiations, and more solidarity with a range of working class issues.
The latest installment of our profiles of rank-and-file trade unionists features Bianca C., co-chair of NYC-DSA, on organizing under an onslaught of anti-union tactics.