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BY Tom Burke | Kalamazoo, MI | 8/27/20
Joining hundreds of protests across the country, 70 postal workers and union supporters gathered outside the Arcadia Creek United States Post Office in downtown Kalamazoo on August 25.
BY Travis Albert | Milwaukee, WI | 8/26/20
On August 18, amid public outcry, political scrutiny and protests, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced that his so-called ‘reforms’ will be put on hold until after the election. While voting rights advocates can and should take this as a partial win, postal workers and concerned postal customers must continue to escalate and build a movement that can permanently end DeJoy’s policies of deliberate sabotage and reverse the damage that has already been done.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 6/07/20
Saturday, June 6 saw a coalition of numerous labor unions join together to demand justice.
BY Loretta VanPelt | Minneapolis, MN | 6/03/20
Hundreds gathered outside the Davis Center, the headquarters of the Minneapolis Public Schools, June 2, rallying to end the contract with Minneapolis Police Department. It was announced last Friday that the school board drafted a resolution to do so.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/31/20
Around 500 rank-and-file union members and officials from dozens of unions came together at Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman’s house in Southwest Minneapolis, May 31, to demand justice for George Floyd and an end to racist policing.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/21/20
On May 14, Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom laid out his plan to deal with a projected $54 billion budget deficit for the state of California. Included in the plan was to save almost $3 billion by cutting state workers’ pay by 10%.
BY Thomas Leng | Chicago, IL | 5/10/20
Close to 400,000 students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) are in their seventh week of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 4/30/20
A University of Illinois health operating room technician, represented by SEIU Local 73, passed away this week of COVID-19 complications.
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BY staff | Plymouth, MN | 4/26/20
AFSCME members from Local 2822 and other Hennepin County library and service center workers were out protesting for the second week in a row on Friday, April 24.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/24/20
On April 17, more than 60 cars, filled with union members and supporters, packed the parking lot outside the Ridgedale Library.
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