Mass raids on immigrant workplaces have come to an end. NPR reports: “Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents will no longer conduct mass raids on workplaces where undocumented immigrants are employed, according to a new order by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The real problem, Mayorkas said in a memorandum released Tuesday, are ‘exploitative employers,’ not unauthorized…

Union workers have rejected a tentative agreement with Deere & Co. Reuters reports: “A majority of Deere & Co workers voted against a six-year labor contract that was tentatively agreed with the United Auto Workers (UAW) earlier this month, the U.S. tractor maker said on Sunday. The deal over wages and employee benefits would have covered…

From the website of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union: On October 5, 1,400 BCTGM members at Kellogg’s cereal plants in Battle Creek, Mich. (Local 3G), Omaha, Neb. (Local 50G), Lancaster, Pa. (Local 374G) and Memphis, Tenn. (Local 252G) took a stand on the future of their workforce by going on STRIKE. Here…

Are CEOs out of touch with workers? Recent comments by a former executive suggests yes. Bloomberg reports:  “Former Pepsi Co. Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi, one of few women of color to ever run a large public U.S. company, said she’s never asked for a raise and once turned one down during the financial crisis. ‘I’ve never, ever, ever…