Payday will continue to focus heavily on the South and new organizing, but our aim will be to connect the struggles of traditional union strongholds of the Rust Belt and Appalachia with those in the South. While the North is being hollowed out and de-unionized, and factories move from North to South, the ranks of organized labor in the South are growing.
Help Us Reach Our Goal of $1,700. Donate Here! For the past year, I haven’t exactly been homeless, but I haven’t exactly had a home….
I cried when I first watched my friend Randy Bryce in his now viral TV ad as he remarked: “If someone falls behind, we are so…
Payday needs your help to expand our labor coverage in the South even more. As a publication, we have done more coverage of union organizing…
Earlier, this month long time New York Times labor reporter and Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk sat down with Rose Augilar of the local NPR affiliate KALW to to talk about the struggles of the labor press.
Help Us Reach Our Summer Fundraising Goal of $10,000. So far, 153 people have donated $7,165. Join them. Donate Here! This week, the NLRB announced that…
On it way to Canton, Mississippi to cover the historic union election at Nissan, Payday Report’s car “The Judge Hanson” blew out a tire. Due to the generous donations of our readers, we were able to get it fixed and back on the road.
Using the donations of our readers, Payday takes a trip to Costco to stock up on 4th of July supplies. While driving around town listening to jazz, Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk also talks about the long term plan of Payday.
This past winter, we asked our readers to help us raise $5,000 and instead we raised $6,000. Those donations helped us be on-the-ground to cover some of the most important political moments in the South. Now, we are hoping to raise $10,000 to do even more.
This Friday June 9, join Payday Report in Chicago for a special #OrganizeTheSouth party at the People’s Summit. The party will be held Friday night starting at 8 PM at Motor Row Brewing (three blocks from the People’s Summit convention site).
As a result of the generous sponsorship of Good Jobs Nation & Union Connect App, Payday was able to book the entire second floor of Motor Row Brewing.
On Tuesday, June 6th, The Washington-Baltimore News Guild is proud to support and announce an Organizing Event and Happy Hour Fundraiser for our member & friend in the struggle for Labor Rights, Payday Senior Labor Reporter, Mike Elk who will be a host a discussion of our struggle to #OrganizeTheSouth.
Since buying the car in March, we have traveled over 7,000 miles covering the movement to #OrganizeTheSouth.