BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/23/13
On April 21, union members from the Jacksonville area gathered in the IBEW 177 union hall to hear labor activist and author Joe Burns speak about his book, <em>Reviving the Strike.</em>
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | United States | 3/30/13
Taking an honest look at the labor movement, it doesn’t take a genius to find it at a low that hasn't been seen since the early 1930s.
BY staff | Gainesville, FL | 3/21/13
The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force went before the Alachua County commissioners on March 12 to demand a solution to the wage theft epidemic in the community.
BY staff | Lakeland, FL | 3/18/13
About 1000 people took to the streets here, March 17, marching six miles to the Publix Supermarket headquarters.
BY staff | Pensacola, FL | 3/11/13
Activists and workers in 23 cities across Florida laced up their boots, grabbed their picket signs, and took to the streets on March 5 to protest the state’s now-infamous voter suppression laws.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/09/13
More than 50 people gathered here March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event, organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), included a showing of the film “With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women's Emergency Brigade", about the powerful role of women in the historic 1936-37 Flint Sit-down Strike at General Motors.
BY staff | Gainesville, FL | 3/06/13
The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force has been working to stop wage theft in Alachua Coutny, Florida for the past year. Wage theft, or the stealing of earned wages, has increased during the economic downturn.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 2/09/13
Over 50 students and community members rallied Feb. 6 at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) to demand an end to the sale of Palermo’s pizza on campus.
BY Peter Adamczak | Madison, WI | 1/29/13
Unions and community groups, including the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 (ATU), Disability Rights Wisconsin and Community Action Now (CAN) gathered inside the Capitol Building here, Jan. 23, for a press conference demanding a reversal of a 10% funding cut, increased funding for transit and the creation of a Regional Transit Authority with elected members.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 1/18/13
On Thursday, February 17, the Florida Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision that a bill cutting public workers' wages by 3% was constitutional.