Saturday January 16, 2021
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BY staff | Washington, DC | 1/13/21
A delegation of African American workers from the Communications Workers of America sent a letter to Lumen Technologies CEO Jeff Storey, January 11, asking that he designate the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a paid holiday for all Lumen workers.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 1/06/21
Thousands of rank-and-file educators, clinicians and support staff want the right to continue working remotely because they or a family member are at higher risk of illness and death should they contract COVID-19.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 1/05/21
As the state of Arizona reached the highest rate in the world of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, hundreds of Arizona educators prepared a sick-out to demand two weeks of virtual learning.
COVID-19
BY staff | San Francisco, CA | 1/05/21
On January 4 workers at Google and other Alphabet companies announced the creation of the Alphabet Workers Union with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/29/20
On December 17, the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB), on a split 2-1 vote, denied the union’s request to seek a preliminary injunction against Chicago Public Schools’ unilaterally-developed plan to resume in-person learning on January 4.
CTU
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Labor Commission | United States | 12/22/20
We strongly condemn the repression that has been unleashed against leading trade unionists in the Philippines and stand in solidarity with the militant labor federation Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) / May First Movement.
BY Ethan Costello | Milwaukee, WI | 12/22/20
Café workers at Wonderstate Coffee located in Milwaukee’s Third Ward have successfully unionized.
BY Ali Fuhrman | Minneapolis, MN | 12/20/20
More than 30 mothers, parents, children and supporters who work for Hennepin County gathered at Painter Park, December 19, to call on Hennepin County Commissioners to hold an emergency board meeting to pass COVID Childcare and Caregiver Leave at full pay until schools and daycares are fully functional.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/17/20
Hennepin County AFSCME is calling on county commissioners to approve fully-paid COVID child care leave for county employees and to extend emergency COVID protections before provisions expire December 31.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/12/20
More than 100 teachers, parents and community members participated in a car caravan, December 12 for safety, equality and trust.
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