Saturday March 17, 2018
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/11/17
In an historic vote, members of ChiACTS Local 4343, the union of charter school educators in Chicago, voted overwhelmingly to unify with the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), June 9. CTU members will vote on unification with ChiACTS this fall.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/09/17
A row of chairs reserved for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents sat empty while university unions held their own public hearing on university budget, June 8.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | United States | 6/07/17
The World Federation of Trade Unions strongly condemns the death of more than 40 refugees, 20 of them children, crossing the desert of northern Niger to Libya and probably to Europe.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/06/17
The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today announced the filing of a lawsuit in state court, June 1, against UPS Mail Innovations and Doherty Staffing Solutions for firing multiple Muslim employees who wanted to pray during their break times, after previously having allowed them to pray.
BY staff | Providence, RI | 5/31/17
Over 100 Twin River Casino workers gathered inside the Rhode Island state house on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 30.
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BY staff | St Paul, MN | 5/24/17
Hundreds of trade unionists, supporters of immigrant rights, and other progressives have been filling the halls of the Minnesota State Capitol building today, May 24, after a Republican move that placed a host of anti-worker and anti-immigrant measures in finance bills.
BY staff | Turkey | 5/23/17
Let’s unite our forces and raise the struggle for a democratic constitution and a Parliament!
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/22/17
Union educators at Passages Charter School announced that they will formally strike - and hit the picket lines, on May 25, if they are unable to reach a decent contract agreement with charter management by midnight, May 24.
BY Gabriella Killpack | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/22/17
50 union members and supporters picketed the AT&T store, May 21, in South Jordan, Utah in support of the Communication Workers of America’s three-day strike.
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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/20/17
Hundreds of teachers, along with supporters assembled in the State Capitol building rotunda, May 20, for a “Invest in Success Rally for Public Education.”
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