Tag: organizing

by Jefferson Yen

Last week, Gawker Media employees voted to unionize. It wasn’t close. About 75 percent of votes were in favor of an union. In an unusual move before the vote, Gawker Media encouraged staffers to post in an open forum how they were going to vote and why. Both sides were vocal. But that wasn’t the […] more »

by Alex Kantrowitz

In the middle of his college career at Arizona State University, Celso Mireles, an undocumented student, received some disheartening news. Under a new law called Proposition 300, his full academic scholarship, and the ability to pay in-state tuition, were going to disappear. Basically overnight, Mireles went from having to pay nothing for his education to […] more »