Know Your Rights at Work!

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the National Labor Relations Act gives workers the right to request union representation during investigatory interviews by supervisors, security personnel, and other managerial staff.

People Like Us

“People like you, we don’t like,” the man from the real estate management company said to me.

Why the Strand Struggle Matters: Two-Tier Systems, Retail, and the Future of Organized Labor

The Strand’s ownership, like the auto industry’s, is claiming that times are tough, especially for bookstores, and it’s an easy argument to make in the age of Amazon and recession. But it doesn’t add up.


The dust we shuffle is dreams –
Pages for wages, it seems and
Only try to escape the stifling.
The boat in the water is tipping and
The tide they would stem
Is rising…

Old, Rare and New

Cartoonist and Strand Employee Greg Farrell captures the central dilemma of low wage work in NYC…