Sunday March 24, 2019
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BY Autumn Lake | Minneapolis, MN | 3/18/19
On March 17, 50 people filled Mayday Books to hear Sean Orr, a Latin America solidarity activist, trade unionist, and member of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), speak about the current crisis facing Venezuela.
BY Shaine Carroll | Denver, CO | 3/16/19
Over 8000 employees of King Soopers, supermarket workers represented by the United Food and Commercial Worker’s Local 7 Union (UFCW)
BY staff | Kapolei, Hawaii | 3/10/19
United Steelworkers (USW) members employed by Par Hawaii Refining, LLC, in Kapolei, a subsidiary of Houston-based Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PARR), overwhelmingly rejected the company’s contract proposal.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/07/19
Workers at Milwaukee's Stone Creek Coffee unveiled a petition drive, March 4, to support a several months’ long organizing drive at retail shops and production facilities.
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 3/07/19
Over 30 teachers, staff, parents and community members rallied outside the Pasco County School District Office, March 5, to build support for United School Employees of Pasco (USEP) and challenge dismal salaries for school district employees, along with the lack of funding for public education.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 3/05/19
United Parcel Service released their fourth quarter earnings last month, beating Wall Street’s expectations with almost $5 billion in profit for 2018.
BY staff | United States | 3/05/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 3/01/19
Excitement is building among trade unionists and community activists in Grand Rapids, about an upcoming event where labor negotiator and author Joe Burns will speak. Michigan is a so-called ‘right to work’ state, where labor unions are struggling to maintain their membership and power.
BY Wyatt Miller | Minneapolis, MN | 2/24/19
The streets were full of working-class solidarity on Saturday, February 23, when well over 100 people, including trade unionists, Latin America solidarity groups and anti-war activists gathered under the banner “U.S. hands off Venezuela!”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/20/19
Solidarity matters. Teachers and paraprofessionals at the Chicago International Charter Schools hit the picket lines at 6:00 a.m. on February 5 and stayed out until they had won what they needed at 3:15 a.m. on February 17.
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