The 1% against the rest of us.
Labor unions are the common man’s friend. There is just no excuse for shutting a viable business to spite your employees.
This week, we learned just how horrifying some rich people find the idea of employees coming together to improve their workplace.
Instead of bargaining with 27 unionized employees in New York City, he chose to lay off 115 people across America.
Labor unions have done more for the average American than all the rich industrialists put together. Unions are a legal right and the single most powerful tool that regular working people have to improve their lot. DNAinfo and Gothamist employees, who did the fundamentally important work of telling us all what is happening in our cities, were punished for exercising their rights.
Digital media workers have unionized because they understand how they are being exploited at work, and how to fix it.
A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite https://nyti.ms/2hDyvvR