In June, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law undoing local protections that ensured breaks for laborers who spend their days in scorching heat. The law takes effect Sept. 1.
Workers from Amazon’s East Point warehouse, ATL 6, recently held a protest demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
Unions aren't popular in the South. That's one reason why a labor organizing campaign at Dolllar General stores in Louisiana doesn't use the u-word.
As the pandemic forced society to acknowledge just how essential low-wage gig workers are, Willy Solis, who delivers groceries for the app Shipt, seized the moment to advocate for better conditions.