The screenshot below from C-SPAN says it all: 207 Republicans vote against Paid Sick Leave For Rail Workers pic.twitter.com/LMhAt1vQP5 — Acyn (@Acyn) November 30, 2022 Imagine being so anti-worker, so pro-employer, and so partisan that you would vote down a measure to give overworked freight rail employees a mere seven days of paid sick leave.…

The Made in America Office, created by President Joe Biden, has a new director. The website, Government Executive, reports: “The office created by President Biden to oversee the government’s increased use of federal procurement to support American manufacturing is getting a new director who hails from the Commerce Department. Livia Shmavonian will be the new…

The four-day workweek is becoming more and more of a presence in the United Kingdom. The Guardian reports: “A hundred UK companies have signed up for a permanent four-day working week for all their employees with no loss of pay, a milestone in the campaign to fundamentally change Britain’s approach to work. The 100 companies…

Workers across the world will protest Amazon’s awful working conditions and pay on Black Friday. CBS News reports: “Amazon workers and labor activists in roughly 30 countries, including the U.S., plan to walk off the job and stage other protests on Friday to demand better pay and working conditions. The campaign, which the groups are…

Via UFCW Local 400: Workers at La Colombe Coffee Roasters in Washington, DC announced plans to unionize with United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400. The workers organizing committee released the following statement announcing the effort: “We, the workers of La Colombe, have decided to form a union. We are a collective of baristas…

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