Wednesday May 22, 2019
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BY staff | United States | 5/22/19
Fight Back! Interviewed Ed Cubelo, the chairman of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, or May 1st Movement in Metro Manila, while he was in the U.S. on a speaking tour. The KMU is one the largest trade union federations in the Philippines.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 5/21/19
An administrative law judge ordered a new union vote at a Kumho Tire factory in Macon, Georgia, after finding that company officials violated workers’ rights during the first election in October 2017.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/21/19
The outcome of Jacksonville’s 2019 runoff elections looked remarkably like the general election back in March.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/21/19
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted May 19 to re-elect the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) leadership slate, headed by President Jesse Sharkey, Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, Financial Secretary Maria Moreno, and Recording Secretary Christel Williams Hayes.
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/21/19
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted May 19 to re-elect the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) leadership slate, headed by President Jesse Sharkey, Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, Financial Secretary Maria Moreno, and Recording Secretary Christel Williams Hayes.
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BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/17/19
For the past several months, non-tenured faculty and graduate students at Marquette University have been organizing to form a union.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/08/19
About 35 people gathered on May 1 to celebrate International Workers’ Day in Jacksonville.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 5/06/19
Over 30 young workers, trade unionists and community members rallied May 3 to demand an end to attacks on public school employees in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida.
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 5/06/19
The delegation from Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) met with Jacobo Torres, May 6, the international relations coordinator for the Central of Bolivarian Socialist Workers (CBST) and a member of the international relations commission of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/05/19
The rally may have come a few days after May 1, but the working-class zeal and vigor was palpable as more than 60 people gathered to celebrate May Day at Washington Square in downtown Salt Lake City, on May 4.
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