Saturday January 23, 2021
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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 1/05/21
As the state of Arizona reached the highest rate in the world of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, hundreds of Arizona educators prepared a sick-out to demand two weeks of virtual learning.
COVID-19
BY Ali Fuhrman | Minneapolis, MN | 12/20/20
More than 30 mothers, parents, children and supporters who work for Hennepin County gathered at Painter Park, December 19, to call on Hennepin County Commissioners to hold an emergency board meeting to pass COVID Childcare and Caregiver Leave at full pay until schools and daycares are fully functional.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 12/13/20
Over 100 educators in CUSD called in sick on Friday, December 11 to express their opposition to the negligent board.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 11/13/20
Within a week of the election, the pandemic in the United States has turned the corner, just as President Trump said. But instead of fading away, there has been a surge in new infections.
COVID-19, economy
BY Fronte Popolare | Italy | 10/31/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Italian Marxist- Leninist organization Fronte Popolare.
BY staff | San José, CA | 10/05/20
On Friday, October 2, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the official unemployment rate had dropped to 7.9% in September, from 8.4% in August. But of the almost one million people who left the official unemployment count, 70% stopped looking for work and did not find a job.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 9/22/20
On September 20, union members and frontline workers gathered at Zeidler Union Square in downtown Milwaukee.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the testimony of Joe Iosbaker to the September 10 University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Board of Trustees meeting. University of Chicago workers are preparing a major strike for safety, respect and wages.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/11/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the testimony of Joe Iosbaker to the September 10 University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Board of Trustees meeting. University of Chicago workers are preparing a major strike for safety, respect and wages.
BY staff | Franklin, WI | 8/11/20
On the morning of August 7, a crowd of around 80 people marched outside a Strauss Brands meatpacking facility located in the small town of Franklin just south of Milwaukee. In the crowd were workers from United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1473 (UFCW 1473) and their families, and members of other unions and community groups; most visibly immigrant rights group Voces de la Frontera.
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