“The heat dome that blanketed the Pacific Northwest in 2021 is being repeated across the southern U.S. this year,” NPR reports. Phoenix has hit at least 110 degrees or more for ten days and counting. It’s not just the U.S., either. “For the third time this week, Earth sets... Continue »
Farmworkers and labor organizers in New York have scored one of their biggest wins in years. United Farm Workers (UFW) has unionized 500 workers across four apple farms and one vegetable farm in the state, The Guardian exclusively reports. “It’s the union’s biggest organizing success in years, and the... Continue »
Americans all across the nation will be celebrating our country’s fight for independence this July 4 by attending parades, watching fireworks, and gathering around picnic tables to enjoy delicious summer food, like watermelon, apple pie and corn. It should also be a time for remembering the contributions made by... Continue »
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The Law, Dubbed The “Death Star Bill” By Critics, “Will Nullify Ordinances Enacted By Austin In 2010 And Dallas In 2015 That Established 10-Minute Breaks Every Four Hours So That Construction Workers Can Drink Water And Protect Themselves From The Sun,” The Texas Tribune Reported. Workers in industries like... Continue »
Immigrant workers, students, union members and allies in states including Washington, New York and Wisconsin rallied on Monday to advocate for greater workplace protections, union rights, and relief for immigrant communities. May Day, also known as Workers’ Day, celebrates the struggles and victories of laborers, many of whom are... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Just as in 2013, a ray of hope for millions of undocumented immigrants is surging, following the House of Representatives’ approval of a massive social spending bill that includes... Continue »
Siempre que llega el verano con sus intensas olas de calor, la gente recuerda que hay millones de trabajadores agrícolas que, sin importar el clima ni las circunstancias, pizcan y procesan los productos que alimentan a este país. Y lo hacen en medio del intenso calor, del frío, de... Continue »
Washington, DC – Hoy, en el noveno aniversario del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), el Comité Judicial del Senado llevó a cabo una audiencia sobre H.R. 6, la “Ley de Promesa y Sueño Americano de 2021”. Esta legislación fue aprobada en la Cámara... Continue »
Washington, DC – Today, on the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.” This legislation passed the House in March 2021 on a bipartisan basis and would... Continue »
Esta semana, hace nueve años, el 15 de junio de 2012, el expresidente demócrata Barack Obama amparó a los Dreamers de la deportación mediante orden ejecutiva, tras una intensa campaña de presión de los propios Soñadores y de organizaciones pro inmigrantes. Obama lo hizo antes de su reelección, cuando... Continue »