BY J Burger | Whiting, IN | 2/08/15
At midnight, Feb. 7, 1100 workers at the BP refinery here went on an Unfair Labor Practice strike, citing the company’s poor record at keeping workers safe on the job.
BY J Burger | Hammond, IN | 9/13/14
At 6:00 am, Sept. 13, the factory that makes seats for Ford Motor Company went on strike.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 2/11/14
On February 10 the Executive Board of the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers voted unanimously to call a strike vote for their members on Feb. 24.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/05/13
Saint Paul, MN - More than 240 members of Workers United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries, August 5, forming picket lines at the plant entrances in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 11/19/12
The UWM Boycott Coalition for Workers Rights, made up of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), AFSCME, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association (MGAA), Alliance of History Graduate Students (AHGS) and others joined together this summer to halt the sales of Palermo’s Pizza products on the University of Milwaukee (UWM) campus.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/31/12
How is Sarah Chambers feeling after the historic victory of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike? “There are two ways to answer: I’m tired, but I’m excited to be in such a union and such a movement of people, all marching for the same reason.”
BY J Burger | Chicago, IL | 9/17/12
Over 25,000 striking teachers and supporters converged on Union Park on Chicago’s Westside, September 15.
BY David Hoskins | Spain | 4/07/12
The two largest unions in Spain launched a one-day nationwide strike on March 29.
BY staff | Manitowoc, WI | 12/12/11
Thousands of union members and supporters rallied here, Dec. 10 in support of the 200 workers of Manitowoc Crane who are currently on strike.
BY staff | New York, NY | 8/08/11
More than 45,000 workers at Verizon Communications walked off job Aug. 7 in response to company demands for major concessions to worker benefits, health care and pensions.