BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 2/23/12
50 workers at Serious Materials, the window factory formerly known as Republic Windows and Doors, reported to work the morning of Feb. 23 only to be told that today would be their last day of work.
BY Doug Michel | Chicago, IL | 10/12/09
Michael Moore has done it again, only this time he’s coming out strong against the most pervasive evil in the United States: capitalism.
BY Labor Beat | Chicago, IL | 12/14/08
Fight Back! is posting the video Workers' Republic: Scenes From a Successful Factory Occupation that was created by the Chicago-based Labor Beat.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 12/11/08
The accompanying photos are were taken by Fight Back! photographer Kim DeFranco at the Dec. 10 noontime protest here, at Bank of America.
BY Cynthia Martinez | Chicago, IL | 12/11/08
After a six-day occupation of the plant which brought them nationwide attention, the Republic Windows and Doors workers met inside their factory tonight, Dec. 10, to vote on the settlement offer from their employer.
BY Staff | United States | 12/10/08
The workers at Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago are calling on supporters in Chicago to join them at a protest at Bank of America, 231 S. LaSalle today, Wednesday, December 10 at 12:00 noon.
BY Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle | Milwaukee, WI | 12/10/08
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) demonstrated outside a Bank of America office in downtown here, Dec. 9, in an afternoon show of support for the United Electrical Local 1110 Chicago workers.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Chicago, IL | 12/09/08
Working people across the country are holding up newspaper photos and declaring, "Did you see this!"
BY Josh Sykes | Charlotte, NC | 12/08/08
Chanting, “The banks got bailed out, and the workers got sold out!” and “Bail out the workers and not the banks!” more than 20 people gathered here for a spirited rally in front of the Bank of America corporate headquarters
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, IL | 12/08/08
Women inside the Republic Windows plant raise their fists, Dec. 5. The occupation of this Chicago factory by mainly Latino workers is inspiring people around the world