Amazon and Labor

By |2019-02-11T15:03:04+00:00February 11th, 2019|Labor History, Media, Technology, union news|

In late Fall of 2018, after a nationwide bidding war with other large metropolitan cities, Ecommerce and tech giant Amazon decided to build its second North American headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. In return for almost $3 billion in subsidies from the City, Amazon has promised a variety of things to give back to [...]

Labor Day 2018

By |2018-09-07T20:55:45+00:00September 7th, 2018|Labor History|

Labor Day has its roots snared in the concrete of thousands of cities and in the hearts of countless communities. The holiday was established to champion the rights of the American worker, and to highlight the importance of improving the American work culture-wages, workers rights, labor laws, and working conditions. One cannot talk about the [...]