BY Tom Burke | Coopersville, MI | 5/04/13
Over 100 workers and community supporters rallied to oppose the firing of four local Michigan workers by Dahlgren Industrial.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 1/18/13
On Thursday, February 17, the Florida Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision that a bill cutting public workers' wages by 3% was constitutional.
BY staff | Fond Du Lac, WI | 5/06/12
Dozens of Wisconsin Occupy groups gathered here for a day of actions and discussions during the first state-wide General Assembly (GA) of Occupy Wisconsin.
BY Tom Burke | Muskegon, MI | 5/04/12
Workers at Red Cross in Michigan and Ohio have been on strike since March 30, after a clash with management over health care for themselves and others.
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 | 6/16/11
In his latest attempt at smashing unions, derailing public education and further punishing the working class for the economic crisis, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker called together an ‘Extraordinary Session,’ June 14, so that right-wing legislators can ram through his proposed two-year budget.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/09/11
An anti-bargaining bill disguised as an education reform bill has passed through the Illinois Senate and moved on to the Illinois House of Representatives. This bill called SB7, includes many components that will take away the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) bargaining rights and rights to strike.
BY staff | Columbus, OH | 3/31/11
Around 700 workers, students and community activists poured into and around the statehouse here yesterday, including 200 who were admitted to the House gallery to witness the passage of Senate Bill 5.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/14/11
Hundreds rallied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), March 14, as protests continue against Governor Scott Walker's anti-union, anti-people attacks.
BY Mick Kelly | Madison, WI | 3/13/11
More than 50 tractors, some with manure spreaders, joined the massive March 12 protest at the Wisconsin state capitol here.