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BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 9/12/13
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) have announced improvements to UPS Teamster health care "TeamCare" after a vote by the Teamster rank and file in several regions rejected a concessionary contract offered by UPS.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 8/10/13
Negotiations between UPS and Teamster Local 89 set to begin here on Aug. 13, opening three days of talks.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/05/13
Saint Paul, MN - More than 240 members of Workers United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries, August 5, forming picket lines at the plant entrances in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 7/23/13
When the nearly all white jury returned with a not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, people all around the U.S. were outraged.
BY Tom Burke | Kalamazoo, MI | 6/24/13
More than 100 workers and supporters rallied in front of Panera Bread in Kalamazoo, Michigan on June 21.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/09/13
On a clear, sunny day here, June 7, over 150 supporters of striking Walmart workers gathered outside the downtown Walmart store.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 6/07/13
Teamster Local 89 is a hotbed of opposition to the proposed contract with United Parcel Service. Across the U.S. there is a growing movement of UPS workers urging a no vote on the contract.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | United States | 5/24/13
Early this May, UPS management, as well as Teamsters leadership, released the completed tentative agreement for a new five-year contract.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/15/13
The UWM Boycott Coalition for Worker’s Rights at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee declared a major a victory after the university halted sales of Palermo’s Pizza for the remaining school year and summer.
BY staff | Havana, Cuba | 5/07/13
Fight Back! correspondents took these photos at the massive International Workers Day march in Havana, Cuba on May 1, 2013. The march had 3 themes: 'for a prosperous and sustainable socialism', honoring Venezuelan revolutionary leader Hugo Chavez, and preparing for the upcoming 20th Congress of the Cuban Workers Federation.
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