Big corporate chains are proving to be recalcitrant negotiators.
As COVID-19 devastates workers unable to stay home, families are left struggling for justice.
At the beginning of 2020, there were zero union papers in the Lone Star State. Soon, it seems, there will be three.
North Texas journalists want to make labor history in the Lone Star State. The A. H. Belo Corporation would prefer they didn’t.
Kroger revoked its “Hero Pay” in May, while public health experts warn of COVID-19 surges as Texas reopens.
Domestic workers already lacked contracts, wage protections, and health care benefits. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
The infections are the latest in the surge of coronavirus cases at Texas meatpacking plants and in the Panhandle.
In Texas, grocery employees labor for low wages and few benefits. Now they’re part of a nationwide struggle in which workers are fighting for their lives.
Tyson employees interviewed by the Observer say that as the coronavirus spread through the facility in April, the company failed to notify them of the danger in a timely manner so they could protect themselves.
A slow, patchwork response to COVID-19 has jeopardized worker safety for some of Texas’ lowest-paid public employees.