Labor

Judge rules that award-winning comedian, Mo’Nique, can move forward with Netflix lawsuit

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Two years after her claims that Netflix was biased in how they handled negotiations, comedian Mo’Nique scores a small victory in her lawsuit against the billion-dollar streaming service.

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Call center workers organize to join union, demand federal contractor, Maximus, take better safety precautions in coronavirus pandemic

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Portrait of supervisor with business team working at desk in call center

10,000 employees at Maximus’ eleven call centers say their working conditions are dangerous in the Covid-19 crisis. 

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University of California graduate students plan statewide protest

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  • Graduate Students at UC Davis voice support of peers fired at UC Santa Cruz for striking. Photo Credit: Twitter handle @payusmoreucsb
  • Demonstration at UC Santa Cruz.
  • Graduate student strike in California started early Wednesday morning. Protestors prepare to convene at noon. Photo credit: COLA Agitation Committee
  • Striking students protest at UC Irvine during Howard Gillman's talk. Photo credit: Jonathan Friedman
  • Graduate Students at UC Davis voice support of peers fired at UC Santa Cruz for striking. Photo Credit: Twitter handle @payusmoreucsb

After the firing of dozens of graduate students at UC Santa Cruz, University of California students throughout the state will march in a growing campaign for an increase in living wages.

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School will stop for 70,000 students if Rutgers University management fails to meet faculty contract demands

On Monday, faculty union representatives bargain with Rutgers University management in an all-day session to see if an agreement can be reached concerning union demands for a new contract. If not, 80 percent of union faculty — both full-time professors and part-time lecturers, including graduate students — have pledged to strike.

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Uber and Lyft workers say companies are not part of the sharing economy

This past Monday, thousands of California Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a 25-hour strike and protest.

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