Tuesday December 10, 2019
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BY David Hoskins | Washington D.C. | 6/12/16
Thousands of visiting soccer fans and players were greeted with piles of rotting garbage and severe transportation delays as they arrived in France in time for the first day of the Euro 2016 soccer tournament on June 10.
Euro 2016, strike
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/11/16
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) announced June 8 that it had delivered the legally required ten-day notice for a strike at Twin Cites metro area Allina hospitals. About 5000 nurses at Abbott Northwestern, Phillips Eye Institute, Mercy, United and Unity hospitals could walk off their jobs June 19 for a seven-day strike if there is no progress toward a contract settlement.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/09/16
About 5000 nurses represented by the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) voted overwhelmingly to reject the latest offer by Allina Health, June 6, and authorize the negotiating team to call a strike in the coming weeks.
BY David Hoskins | Washington D.C. | 6/07/16
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers returned to work on June 1, just days after a tentative agreement between the company and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) unions brought their 44-day strike to an end.
BY Michael Sampson | Washington D.C. | 4/21/16
Verizon workers with Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 2336 were joined by IBEW union members to rally in downtown Washington, DC today, April 21.
BY staff | United States | 4/15/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following April 14 statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/13/16
Striking Verizon workers were out on picket line in force, April 13 in New York City. They are among the 40,000 workers who walked of the job this morning at 6:00 a.m. It is the largest U.S. strike in recent years.
strike, Verizon
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/12/16
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia will go on strike at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13 if an agreement is not reached by then.
BY Richard Blake | Chicago, IL | 4/02/16
In an historic showing of force and bravery, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) carried out a one-day strike on April 1.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/01/16
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and their supporters hit the picket lines today, April 1, in a huge one day strike. Picket lines and protests against attacks on public education are taking place across the city.
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