Minneapolis bus drivers provided a model of solidarity during the George Floyd protests by refusing to transport police officers. We spoke with the president of the bus driver union’s black caucus about the inspiring action and the need for a labor movement that fights for more than just bread-and-butter economic gains for its members.
Bianca Cunningham is a staff writer and organizer at Labor Notes.
Some New York union leaders have joined Governor Cuomo against public-sector workers’ right to strike. They’re picking political favors over bottom-up organizing.