Saturday April 20, 2019
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BY Griffin Bur | Madison, WI | 4/13/19
On April 5, graduate workers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison occupied Bascom Hall for three hours, organized by the Teaching Assistants Association (TAA).
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 4/03/19
Over 40 custodians, teachers and concerned community members rallied outside the Hillsborough County School Board meeting, April 2, to stop plans to privatize the custodial staff at all Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS).
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 3/07/19
Over 30 teachers, staff, parents and community members rallied outside the Pasco County School District Office, March 5, to build support for United School Employees of Pasco (USEP) and challenge dismal salaries for school district employees, along with the lack of funding for public education.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 1/28/19
As the partial government shutdown entered its 35th day on January 25, federal workers gave the country a lesson in the power of labor. Citing “a slight increase in sick leave” at two of the largest air traffic control centers on the eastern seaboard, the Federal Aviation Authority ordered a 90-minute ground stop for flights going into LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
BY staff | Pittsburgh, PA | 1/28/19
Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh filed for a union election with the state labor board, January 18. They are seeking a collective bargaining agreement that would cover approximately 3500 full- and part-time faculty across Pitt’s five campuses.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/18/19
Day five of UTLA teachers strike started with citywide enthusiastic picketing at all LAUSD schools, January 18.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/05/18
Thousands of enthusiastic union members united for a great march and rally in the heart of the historical Wilmington Chicano community, Sept 3.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/02/18
The featured speaker at this year’s commemoration of the historic 1970 Chicano Moratorium against the War was United Teachers of LA (UTLA) chapter chair at Marvin Avenue Elementary School and longtime Centro CSO member Lupe Torres.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 2/28/18
Labor unions and supporters rallied at the steps of LA County USC Medical Center, Feb. 26, for workers’ rights.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/26/18
More than 1500 people, mostly union workers, rallied at Daley Plaza and marched to the Thompson Center and down Michigan Avenue, as a part of the National Day of Action for Workers’ Rights.
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