Wednesday September 26, 2018
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BY Brad Sigal | Minnesota | 2/16/05
Workers at the University of Minnesota are being ripped off. The administration is stealing $6 million from us and we want it back," said Kelly Ryan, an executive board member of AFSCME Local 3800, the clerical workers' union at the University of Minnesota.
BY staff | Minnesota | 1/31/05
As of January, 40,000 public sector workers in 129 local unions across Minnesota are now in one statewide union, AFSCME Council 5.
BY Kris Penniston | Madison, WI | 12/31/04
“I watched as they put a bullet into his head,” said Luis Adolfo Cardona, a former worker at a Colombian Coca-Cola bottling plant.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 10/20/04
Ten thousand militant workers and students gathered here, Sunday, Oct. 17, to rally and march at the Lincoln Memorial.
BY J Burger | Chisholm, MN | 7/21/04
With a contract set to expire July 31, the stage is set for a major confrontation between iron miners and the Cleveland Cliffs Inc
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 7/01/04
After a 45-day strike, Twin Cities transit workers reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, April 13. Despite vocal opposition in the media by some members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005, the contract was ratified with 72% voting in favor.
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 5/03/04
More than 100 people gathered here May 1, May Day, for a celebration of International Workers’ Day.
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 4/30/04
After months of negotiations with the Metropolitan Council, 2200 Twin Cities bus drivers, dispatchers, maintenance and clerical workers went on strike at 2:00 a.m., March 4.
BY Colombia Action Network | Chicago, IL | 4/05/04
Fight Back! received the following report from the Colombia Action Network (Chicago).
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 4/02/04
A growing number of organizations representing poor people and bus riders are demanding a restoration of bus services and an end to the 29-day-old transit strike.
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