Thanksgiving and Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season for retailers across the US, as more than 165 million people in the US…
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Earlier this month, Austin Swartz, a dock employee at Amazon warehouse CMH1 in Etna, Ohio for two years, fell back and hit his head on the job. Amcare,…
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The Chicago teachers strike continues into its second week, as negotiations have yet to result in an agreement with both sides. Chicago Mayor Lori Ligh…
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Amtrak recently announced they are getting rid of dining cars on their overnight service routes, touting the change as their efforts to “continue to ev…
Michael Sainato
I'm a freelance journalist. I've written 60 stories for the Guardian in the past year.My work has also been featured in the New York Times, Vice.com, t…
Michael Sainato
Amazon is slowly rolling out news to part-time workers at over 400 of its Whole Foods Grocery Retail locations that the company plans on eliminating he…
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Happy Labor Day! Below is a round-up/list of some of the top labor stories of 2019 so far, including my own work and those of other labor reporters. Ve…
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I recently visited coal country and spoke with retired and laid off miners in West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky about the current issues they face …
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Workers at Amazon aren’t faring any better since Amazon enacted a $15 minimum wage last year. The company raised their wage in response to immense publ…
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How Iowa Republicans are busting unions through the University of Iowa http://www.full-stop.net/2019/07/16/features/rebecca-zweig/unionbustingpraire/ S…
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Workers at the Social Security Agency are blowing the whistle on the Trump Administration pushing anti-union executive orders that violate the 1978 Civ…
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As Amazon is expediting shipping to one-day and same-day for prime members, the company is in a race to the bottom to insource their shipping services …
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