Friday November 15, 2019
| Last update: Thursday at 10:01 PM
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 8/16/10
On August 10th, the Chancellor sent a letter to every employee and student at UIC. While we won’t have the opportunity to get our response to every student and non-union employee, our members and supporters need to hear the truth.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Minneapolis, MN | 7/03/10
The following is the text of a leaflet that Fight Back! prepared to distribute on the nurses’ picket lines during the strike. While the strike didn’t happen, we are sharing this leaflet because it lays out the importance of the nurses’ struggle in the context of the economic crisis.
BY Deb Konechne | Minneapolis, MN | 6/30/10
Minnesota nurses returned to the bargaining table with Twin Cities Hospitals on June 29. The nurses are set to strike on July 6.
BY Deb Konechne | Minneapolis, MN | 6/22/10
Throughout the day on June 21, thousands of nurses streamed to the voting sites and overwhelmingly voted to authorize an open-ended strike against 14 Twin Cities hospitals. With 84% voting in support of authorizing a strike, the nurses have taken another historic step.
BY Deb Konechne | Saint Paul, MN | 6/08/10
On June 10, nurses from around the Twin Cities are ready to walk off their jobs in a one-day strike after nearly three months of contract negotiations.
BY Laura Langley | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/04/10
Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1208 went on strike here, March 1.
BY Network to Fight for Economic Justice | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/01/10
Alabama bus drivers are now on strike! At 4:30 this morning, union bus drivers, joined by students with home made picket signs, gathered at the company depot to begin picketing.
BY Chapin Gray | Tuscaloosa, AL | 3/01/10
Alabama bus drivers are on strike. At the University of Alabama, bus drivers, students and supporters picketed First Transit headquarters the morning of March 1.
BY staff | Urbana Champaign, IL | 11/18/09
After two days of mass picketing that shut down hundreds of classes at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, the strike by the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) has scored an amazing victory.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Urbana Champaign, IL | 11/16/09
At 8:00 a.m., Nov. 16, hundreds of teaching assistants rallied in a cold, driving rain on the campus of the University of Illinois.
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