Friday December 14, 2018
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BY staff | United States | 9/12/18
U.S. Steel employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike authorization, Sept. 7.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/05/18
Thousands of enthusiastic union members united for a great march and rally in the heart of the historical Wilmington Chicano community, Sept 3.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/03/18
Voting instructions will arrive in the mail as soon as Sept. 10, for over 200,000 Teamsters affected by the proposed 5-year National Master UPS Agreement.
BY Chris Mahin | United States | 9/03/18
The huge procession began with 400 members of Bricklayers Union No. 6, all dressed in white aprons. They were followed by a band and then the members of the Manufacturing Jewelers union. The jewelers marched four abreast, wearing derby hats and dark suits with buttonhole bouquets. They all carried canes resting on their shoulders (similar to the way infantry officers carry swords when on parade.)
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/02/18
The featured speaker at this year’s commemoration of the historic 1970 Chicano Moratorium against the War was United Teachers of LA (UTLA) chapter chair at Marvin Avenue Elementary School and longtime Centro CSO member Lupe Torres.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 8/31/18
It didn’t take long for the Florida gubernatorial campaign to get extremely racist.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/19/18
More than 100 Hennepin County AFSCME workers packed the Hennepin County commissioners board meeting, August 14, to protest two issues currently being negotiated in their union contract.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Labor Commission | United States | 8/16/18
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME is a direct assault by the ruling class on the U.S. labor movement. It is an attack led by corporations and right-wing foundations, such as the National Right to Work Foundation and the Bradley Foundation, and fully supported by the Trump administration.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/11/18
More than 50 people protested outside the Minnesota Republican Party headquarters in Minneapolis, Aug. 9, to condemn a massive immigration raid in southern Minnesota and Nebraska the day before, in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained around 140 immigrant workers.
BY staff | New York, NY | 8/09/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression NYC. We in the Committee to Stop FBI Repression NYC stand in solidarity with the NutriAsia workers, who are currently under attack by the Philippine National Police.
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