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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/25/18
Chicago, IL - Strikes are on the agenda. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) made this perfectly clear, turning out more than 250 people on October 24 for a rally to announce strike authorization votes at 19 charter schools next week.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 10/24/18
Over 300 militant parents and students, along with teachers who are members of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), gathered at LA Unified School District (LAUSD) headquarters, October 23, to protest Superintendent Austin Beutner. Near the end of the rally, they all marched into the LAUSD superintendent’s office and staged an occupation, demanding to meet with Beutner.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/22/18
Over 1000 Teamster Local 705 members packed their union hall, October 21, on the eve of serious negotiations with UPS.
BY staff | Brazil | 10/22/18
Interview with Luiza Bezerra, the Young Workers Secretary of the Brazilian Workers Central (CTB), a militant union federation in Brazil with 9 million members, giving analysis on the rise of Bolsonaro, what the unions are doing to respond, and the role of U.S. imperialism in these developments.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 10/22/18
A recent ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said that janitors who were picketing for better working conditions were not protected from unfair labor practices committed by their employer.
BY National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Southern Mindanao Region (SMR) | Philippines | 10/20/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct. 17 statement from the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Southern Mindanao Region (SMR).
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 10/16/18
Over 40 Allied Ready Mix workers, represented by Teamsters Local 89, have been on strike since October 8.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/10/18
Educational Support Professionals (ESPs) rallied at the Minneapolis Schools District Headquarters to demand decent wages for over 1500 ESPs, October 9.
BY staff | Washington DC | 10/09/18
Teamster International Vice Presidents representing the Central and Southern regions have joined Sean O’Brien in pressuring Denis Taylor and the Hoffa administration to stop the ratification of the UPS contract.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 10/08/18
Rank-and-file trade union activists from Teamsters Local 79 hit the gates, Oct. 8, getting petition signatures and handing out call-in information to pressure the IBT National Negotiating Committee into further negotiations with UPS.
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