Friday April 16, 2021
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BY Dustin Ponder | New York, NY | 4/09/14
Since the Feb. 26 walkout at the UPS facility in Maspeth, Queens, Teamsters Local 804 and UPS traded blows in a critical struggle over the fate of 250 workers and their families.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 4/05/14
A vote is expected on legislation to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation this Monday, April 7.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/03/14
Hundreds of union members and community supporters rallied on the steps of city hall here, April 3, in support of the 250 UPS drivers who were issued terminations for walking out to defend their fellow co-worker.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 3/27/14
The Senate cleared the way for a vote on legislation to restore benefits to the long term jobless, March 27.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/27/14
3000 workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have gone without a contract, and without a contract raise, for over a year.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 3/20/14
For the last three to four years, the U.S. government has gone an historic bout of austerity, by raising taxes and cutting spending. This has contributed to a weak economic recovery, with workers still facing an official unemployment rate of 6.7%, which would be even higher if millions of unemployed had not given up looking for work. At the same time corporate profits have boomed to record highs.
BY Dustin Ponder | United States | 2/19/14
The recent defeat of the UAW at the Chattanooga, Tennessee Volkswagen plant marked a serious setback for the working class, the auto-workers of the Tennessee plant, as well as hundreds of thousands of rank-and-file autoworkers within in the UAW.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/10/14
For the second month in a row, the Department of Labor employment report was weak, with only 113,000 new jobs created in January.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 2/04/14
The Senate Democratic leadership announced today, Feb. 4, that a vote to extend benefits for long term unemployed workers is scheduled for Feb. 6.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 1/24/14
Another day has passed without the Senate taking action on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits.
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