BY David Hoskins | Spain | 4/07/12
The two largest unions in Spain launched a one-day nationwide strike on March 29.
BY Jared Hamil | Lakeland, FL | 3/16/12
After a six day fast, members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) broke bread with 1000 supporters to protest the Publix food corporation un-fair treatment of its workers, March 10.
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 3/13/12
Over 1000 union members from all sections of the labor movement packed the Minnesota capitol, March 12, as right-wing legislators jammed a so-called ‘Right to Work’ constitutional amendment through a Senate committee.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Madison, WI | 3/12/12
65,000 workers and their supporters marched on Wisconsin's Capitol, March 10, marking one year since the fight back against Governor Scott Walker's war on the people began.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/23/12
50 workers at Serious Materials, the window factory formerly known as Republic Windows and Doors, reported to work the morning of Feb. 23 only to be told that today would be their last day of work.
BY staff | Longview, WA | 2/15/12
On Friday, members of the ILWU and the labor community named the Occupy Movement as key to the settlement reached Thursday between ILWU Local 21 and the Export Grain Terminal (EGT).
BY J Burger | Indianapolis, IN | 1/22/12
Under the claim of trying to bring more jobs to Indiana, the Republican majorities in both houses and the governor look to pass a so called ‘right to work’ bill soon. It is straight up union busting.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 1/17/12
More than one million signatures were filed for the recall of Wisconsin’s Republican Governor, Scott Walker, Jan. 17.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/17/12
Unions representing over 1 million workers have now taken a stand against FBI repression of labor, anti-war, and international solidarity activists.
BY staff | San Francisco, CA | 1/10/12
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following San Francisco Labor Council resolution that was adopted by a unanimous vote Jan. 9. Readers are urged to support the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 21’s fight for justice.