Sunday April 23, 2017
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/18/17
Several hundred people gathered on the lawn of Maria Saucedo Academy today, April 18, in an after-school to rally in support of Sarah Chambers, who has been suspended and faces termination
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 3/16/17
Over 150 trade unionists and activists rallied March 11 in downtown Jacksonville to defend the working class.
BY Cory Oliver | Milwaukee, WI | 3/10/17
On March 7, management of the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) announced layoffs an cuts to hours for 14 members of AFSCME Local 526, which is 8% of the workforce. After six months of negotiations and two quick months after contract ratification, these hard-working men and women found out with zero warning that their position at the museum will either be cut or working hours permanently reduced. Those who are facing reduced hours will lose their health benefits and livable wages to support their families.
BY staff | United States | 2/24/17
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions.
WFTU
BY Ryan Hamann | Oshkosh, WI | 2/09/17
Nearly five dozen members of UAW Local 291 have gone on strike.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 2/07/17
On Jan. 23, President Donald Trump signed an executive action withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
BY Eric Struch | Chicago, IL | 1/24/17
As Chicago Transit Authority president Dorval Carter continues the undeclared war against bus operators, train operators and mechanics that his predecessor Forrest Claypool started, Amalgamated Transit Union Locals 241 and 308 have begun to unite to fight back.
ATU, chicago
BY David Hoskins | Washington, D.C. | 1/24/17
Labor officials in Washington DC are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best as Donald Trump assumes the office of president of the United States after losing the popular vote by 2.9 million votes but winning enough electoral votes from the states to assume the presidency.
BY staff | Miami FL | 1/23/17
500 people marched through the streets of downtown Miami, Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, in opposition to the Trump/Pence agenda.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 1/20/17
Hundreds of people were on the picket line at 6 a.m. Jan. 20, in front of Home Depot in northeast Minneapolis to support striking janitors, who are standing up to low wages and Trump’s anti-worker agenda.
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