Seth Sandronsky is a journalist and member of the Pacific Media Workers Guild. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
April 28 will be a noteworthy day for workers in the U.S. and abroad. International Workers’ Memorial Day (WMD) was established in 1970 – the year Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) – to honor wage-earners who were injured or lost their lives due to unsafe job conditions.READ MORE
JMA recently developed the U.S. Employment Plan (USEP), which encourages public transit agencies such as LA Metro to request firms seeking contracts to build passenger buses and trains with federal and local tax dollars to hire American workers.READ MORE
Members of the 26,000-strong California Faculty Association (CFA) are threatening to carry out their first system-wide, simultaneous strike in the event contract talks with the California State University administration (CSU) reach a stalemate.READ MORE
Self-employed independent contractors in the Golden State can neither form unions nor negotiate collective bargaining pacts, but part of those conditions could soon change, according to Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego). Gonzalez, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Women in the Workplace, introduced Assembly Bill 1727 on January 28 as an amendment to theREAD MORE