Friday July 19, 2019
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BY staff | United States | 5/22/19
Fight Back! Interviewed Ed Cubelo, the chairman of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, or May 1st Movement in Metro Manila, while he was in the U.S. on a speaking tour. The KMU is one the largest trade union federations in the Philippines.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/21/19
The outcome of Jacksonville’s 2019 runoff elections looked remarkably like the general election back in March.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/05/19
The rally may have come a few days after May 1, but the working-class zeal and vigor was palpable as more than 60 people gathered to celebrate May Day at Washington Square in downtown Salt Lake City, on May 4.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/14/19
Forty activists gathered on Friday, April 12, at The People’s Forum in New York City for an event on the Philippines labor movement hosted by BAYAN USA and Mission to End Modern Day Slavery.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 2/14/19
After all night negotiations the Denver School Board, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) announced that they had reached a tentative agreement to end the teachers strike. It was announced that the strike officially ends this Friday, but teachers were free to go back to work today, February 14.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/08/19
Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) educators at four CICS schools struck for the third day, February 7, with management dug in on exchanging wage parity with CPS educators for higher caseloads for counselors and social workers, larger class sizes with no enforcement language, and no written guarantee not to cut student services or resources.
BY Blair F. Bertaccini | New York, NY | 2/08/19
On November 30, 2018, representatives of Mexico, Canada and the United States signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to replace the current NAFTA agreement governing trade between the three North American neighbors.
Labor, NAFTA
BY Angela McGill | Jacksonville, FL | 1/22/19
AFGE (American Federation of Government Employees) held a rally and march to end the government shutdown on January 19. Over 10 unions were represented, including teachers, electricians and nearly a dozen rank-and-file Teamsters. Several speakers gave personal accounts of how they and their families had been affected.
BY staff | LA, CA | 1/20/19
More than 30,000 striking teachers, along with supporters, parents and students rallied at City Hall, January 18, to press for a decent contract and oppose attempts to privatize public education.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 1/07/19
The UAW filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, January 2, against General Motors for breach of labor contract.
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