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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/17/12
On Sept. 16 the members of the House of Delegates of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) received the contract offer from management of the Chicago Public Schools. The mood of the House of Delegates was distrustful of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school board.
BY J Burger | Chicago, IL | 9/17/12
Over 25,000 striking teachers and supporters converged on Union Park on Chicago’s Westside, September 15.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 9/14/12
Thousands of teachers, students and Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) supporters marched to Buckingham Fountain in downtown Chicago on the second day of the CTU strike, Sept. 11.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/12
On Sept. 10, Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 went on strike after ten months at the bargaining table.
BY Charla Schlueter | Asheville, NC | 9/08/12
SITEL workers and community members came out on the afternoon of Sept. 5 for a lively picket, supporting SITEL workers’ right to organize.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/25/12
On August 21, 75 people attended a dinner in solidarity with American Crystal Sugar workers who have been locked out by their employer for over a year.
BY Peter Adamczak | South Milwaukee, Wisconsin | 8/15/12
On August 7, workers from Caterpillar, alongside with members of Occupy Milwaukee, kicked off the campaign to expose and defeat Caterpillar's attempts to disenfranchise and exploit workers at that plant.
BY Peter Adamczak | South Milwaukee, WI | 8/15/12
On August 7, workers from Caterpillar, alongside with members of Occupy Milwaukee, kicked off the campaign to expose and defeat Caterpillar's attempts to disenfranchise and exploit workers at that plant.
BY staff | Asheville, NC | 8/03/12
Fight Back! interviewed Sarah Buchner, a call center worker at SITEL Corporation in Asheville, North Carolina. The New South is notorious for low-wages and big corporations calling all the shots, but brave new leaders like Buchner are arising to organize unions. Their yearlong struggle for respect, better benefits and good wages is gaining power and impacting the local area.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/11/12
Demanding the right to collectively bargain, Palermo’s frozen pizza workers have been out on strike since June 1.
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