Tuesday June 19, 2018
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BY staff | Memphis, TN | 4/04/18
Members of AFSCME and other unions, along with civil rights activists, marched in Memphis, April 4, the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.
BY Dave Schneider | Jersey City, NJ | 3/18/18
On March 16, public school teachers in Jersey City, New Jersey went on strike after months of frustrating contract negotiations with the city’s Board of Education.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 3/06/18
An event commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the East L.A. Chicano walkouts was held at the Benjamin Franklin Library on March 3, 2018. Organized by adult librarian Patty Alvarado and Centro CSO, dozens attended the historic commemoration.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | US | 3/06/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
BY staff | Charleston, WV | 3/04/18
Teachers and their supporters rally inside the State Capitol in Charleston. Members of the education and staff unions plan on continuing the strike that has shut down schools across the state. At issue is a wage increase and health care coverage.
BY staff | Charleston, WV | 3/02/18
Charleston, WV — Teachers and their supporters rally at the State Capitol, in Charleston, Feb. 26. As of March 1, schools remain closed across West Virginia, as members of education and staff unions continue their battle for improved wages and health care coverage.
BY Eric Struch | Chicago, IL | 2/28/18
Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has a pro-capitalist, neoliberal agenda and it's no secret that his priority in this city are the wealthy residents of posh lakefront neighborhoods like the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 2/26/18
Union members and leaders gathered at Bayfront Park in Miami Feb. 24, to rally for workers’ rights, immigrant rights and inter-union solidarity.
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/18
Trade unions and their supporters are mobilizing for the Feb. 24 Working People's Day of Action.
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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/02/18
By an overwhelming majority, members of the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) voted to authorize a strike Jan. 31. Approximately two-thirds of members voted at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Saint Paul. Of the votes, 82.0% of school and community service professionals, 89.5% of educational assistants, and 85.1% of teachers and licensed staff voted yes to authorize a strike.
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