Saturday September 19, 2020
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BY Jake Holtzman | Austin, TX | 9/11/20
On the morning of September 8, a group of around 100 unemployed artisans, designers, technicians, stagehands and other entertainment industry workers held a protest to push for $600 in unemployment benefits and pass the HEROES Act now. The protest was organized by IATSE Local 484 and Local 205, along with many independent contractors.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 7/18/20
In less than two weeks the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation or FPUC, which provides an extra $600 a week to those who are unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will end.
BY Tom Burke | Lansing, MI | 7/17/20
120 union members and supporters marched through downtown Lansing, July 15, chanting, “They say cut back! We say fight back!”
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 7/10/20
On Thursday, July 9, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the broadest measure of people on unemployment continued to climb.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 7/08/20
After a lively rally on June 24 with nearly 100 workers, the stagehands union IATSE is calling a new rally on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol for July 15.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 7/08/20
The U.S.-backed government of Philippines and its President Duterte is putting in place the legal framework to carry out a wave of repression against activists in the popular movements who are fighting for social and national liberation.
BY Coalition to March on the RNC | Jacksonville, FL | 6/26/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Coalition to March on the RNC.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 6/22/20
Union stagehands and gig workers are rallying to extend unemployment at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing on June 24 at 10 a.m.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/19/20
In six weeks, tens of millions of unemployed people face the end of the additional $600 a week in unemployment insurance benefits.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/19/20
The Coalition to March on the RNC applied for permits from the city of Jacksonville, June 17, to hold a rally and march opposed to Donald Trump and the Republican National Convention.
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