BY Peter Adamczak | South Milwaukee, WI | 8/15/12
On August 7, workers from Caterpillar, alongside with members of Occupy Milwaukee, kicked off the campaign to expose and defeat Caterpillar's attempts to disenfranchise and exploit workers at that plant.
BY staff | Asheville, NC | 8/03/12
Fight Back! interviewed Sarah Buchner, a call center worker at SITEL Corporation in Asheville, North Carolina. The New South is notorious for low-wages and big corporations calling all the shots, but brave new leaders like Buchner are arising to organize unions. Their yearlong struggle for respect, better benefits and good wages is gaining power and impacting the local area.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/11/12
Demanding the right to collectively bargain, Palermo’s frozen pizza workers have been out on strike since June 1.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Milwaukee District | Milwaukee, WI | 6/14/12
Commentary by Freedom Road Socialist Organization - Milwaukee District.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/11/12
A few blocks from Brewers stadium, picketing in hot sun, 150 plant employees of Palermo's Pizza are out on strike.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/03/12
More than 1500 people marched on Lake Street for immigrant and workers rights here on May 1, International Workers Day.
BY Tom Burke | Tampa, FL | 4/09/12
The Coalition To March On The RNC showed up in force at the Tampa City Council April 5, to demand permits and oppose Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s ‘Clean Zone.’
BY David Hoskins | Spain | 4/07/12
The two largest unions in Spain launched a one-day nationwide strike on March 29.
BY Jared Hamil | Lakeland, FL | 3/16/12
After a six day fast, members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) broke bread with 1000 supporters to protest the Publix food corporation un-fair treatment of its workers, March 10.
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 3/13/12
Over 1000 union members from all sections of the labor movement packed the Minnesota capitol, March 12, as right-wing legislators jammed a so-called ‘Right to Work’ constitutional amendment through a Senate committee.