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Past articles by Steven:

How Rising Temperatures Are Becoming a Labor Story

Labor reporters are increasingly focusing on how extreme heat kills workers — and what should be done about it → Read More

Amazon Union: Is Organized Labor Making a Comeback?

America’s labor leaders need to make sure that the unionization strategy used at Amazon spreads to other workplaces. → Read More

Newsrooms Are Unionizing Pretty Much "Nonstop." Here's Why

Journalists are responding to consolidation and ongoing revenue challenges by joining the unionization wave → Read More

From Covid-19 to #MeToo, The Labor Beat Is Resurgent

n her six years as a reporter at The Courier in Waterloo, Iowa, Amie Rivers has mainly covered politics and local news. In the weeks before the pandemic hit in March 2020, she wrote stories about a real estate agent announcing plans to run for Iowa House and about the police arresting a man who […] → Read More

How Biden Can Help Democrats Become the Party of the Working Class Again

Posing at coal mines and factories, they may tell voters otherwise. But the policy tells a different story. → Read More

Opinion | A Labor Leader Is Gone, and the Road Ahead for Unions Is Steep

Richard Trumka, the late leader of the A.F.L.-C.I.O., breathed life into the American labor movement. But the road ahead is ominous. → Read More

Opinion | What Biden and F.D.R. May End Up Having in Common

President Biden promised to be “the most pro-union president you’ve ever seen.” Following through on that might mean going it alone. → Read More

When Republicans and Unions Got Along

Support for unions is rising. The G.O.P. might want to be part of that. → Read More

A Bold New Plan to Turn the Rest Belt Blue

A well-funded Democratic group is wooing former union members whom liberals have long ignored. → Read More


If you're a blue-collar worker, Trump is not your friend (opinion)

Trump promised to protect workers and raise incomes, and then delivered for corporations instead, writes Steven Greenhouse -- demonstrating over and over again that if you are a blue-collar worker who cares about your economic well-being and opportunities for your children, this President has betrayed you. → Read More

Workers Facing the Coronavirus: 'We’re Up Here Risking Our Life for Chicken'

Workers around the country are walking off the job to protest a lack of protective equipment, safety measures, even soap. → Read More

The Autoworkers Strike Is Bigger Than G.M.

How teachers, hotel workers and supermarket cashiers inspired 50,000 General Motors workers to go on strike. → Read More

Yes, America Is Rigged Against Workers

No other industrial country treats its working class so badly. And there’s one big reason for that. → Read More


A tried and true way to fix inequality in America: unions (opinion)

Corporate efforts to gut unions--like a recent attempt by Delta to persuade workers not to unionize--has led to their decline, fueling income inequality, stalled wage growth, and economic mobility, writes Steven Greenhouse. But unions have long been key to bringing those with high school degree into the middle class, raising up communities, schools, and increasing wages--for nonunion workers too. → Read More

Why Newsrooms Are Unionizing Now

n January 2015, The Washington Post’s labor reporter at the time, Lydia DePillis, wrote a story called “Why Internet journalists don’t organize.” DePillis observed that many writers were individualistic and had “built personal brands” and therefore apparently had scant interest in unions and collective action. One employee she interviewed said digital media workers were “half-looking … → Read More

How Trump Betrays ‘Forgotten’ Americans

From the Supreme Court to labor organizing rules, the president undermines workers’ greatest champions. → Read More

The New York Times Company

Walkouts in Arizona and other states echo a long history of illegal strikes. → Read More

Unions Face The Fight Of Their Lives To Protect American Workers

Robots put jobs on the line and threaten a rise in income inequality, experts say. → Read More


Too often, workers speak loudest from the grave

Five years after Rana Plaza factory collapse, Steven Greenhouse writes much work remains to be done to ensure the safety of garment workers worldwide. → Read More


What to do when your boss forces you to read propaganda on air

Anchors upset over the Sinclair Broadcast Group requiring them to read scripted, Trumpspeak-like promos have an option to preserve their reputations, writes Steven Greenhouse. In the US when employers make conditions unbearable, workers can form a union to protect themselves. → Read More