BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 11/08/11
More than 50 union activists, as well as OccupyMN participants and others, rallied outside the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center on Nov. 8 to protest a speech by Wells Fargo CEO Jon Stumpf.
BY Staff | Rockford, IL | 7/14/11
Workers are protesting Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s announcement that he would not honor the collective bargaining agreement negotiated with state workers.
BY Staff | Madison, WI | 3/02/11
Thousands are still protesting at the Capitol here, March 1. Amidst tight security, including erecting concrete barriers outside the Capitol and denying the public entry into the building, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered his budget address this afternoon.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Bruno, CA | 3/05/10
Hundreds of Skyline College students left class and gathered on the campus quad for their Day of Action protest against budget cuts, on March 4.
BY Charla Schlueter | Los Angeles, CA | 3/04/10
The fight for public education at UCLA began early this morning, March 4.
BY Eric Gardner | Los Angeles, CA | 11/20/09
Students from all over the state of California gathered at the University of California regents meeting on UCLA campus Nov.19. They were there to protest proposed fee hikes.
BY Brad Sigal | Twin Cities, MN | 8/01/05
“After our strike two years ago, we were ready to sit down and negotiate a good contract this year. But U of M management started off by undermining our negotiating committee and attacking me as local president because we have stood up for our members and for justice,” said Phyllis Walker, president of AFSCME Local 3800 and co-chair of the Clerical and Health Care workers’ negotiating committee.