Thursday June 21, 2018
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BY Elizabeth Kramer | Tampa, FL | 6/09/18
On June 5 the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Package Division announced a big ‘yes’ vote for strike authorization at both UPS and UPS Freight. Teamsters voted ‘yes’ at 93.19% and 91.26% respectively.
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BY All Workers Militant Front (PAME) | Greece | 5/29/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the All Workers Militant Front (PAME).
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/23/18
Two crucial strike authorization votes are underway at UPS and UPS Freight. On May 16, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) began mailing ballot information to all members at UPS and UPS Freight, who will vote either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to give union negotiators the authority to call a strike.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 5/05/18
The nation’s largest labor action came to a close Thursday, May 3 when Arizona’s #RedForEd movement ended its six-day walkout.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 5/03/18
On May 1, police in Puerto Rico responded to tens of thousands of people marching against austerity with serious repression including tear gas, pepper spray and arrests.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 5/02/18
As the historic statewide strike of Arizona educators concluded its unprecedented fourth day on May 1, Tucson rallied under the banner #RedForEd.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 4/30/18
On April 27, police pepper sprayed teachers in a protest led by the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation (FMPR) outside the Department of Education.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/25/18
The rapid rise of the #RedForEd and the failure of the Arizona governor and legislature to fully fund public schools will result in a state-wide walk out, Thursday, April 26.
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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/20/18
With over 57,000 votes from across the state, 78% over education workers voted April 19 in favor of a walk out.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/18/18
Last Thursday, April 12, Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey presented his proposal for salary raises to the movement of educators called Arizona Educators United (AEU). It did not take long for teachers and educational support professionals to reject the proposal based on suspicions of a lack of new funding streams and the lack of recognition for classified support staff.
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