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BY Fight Back! Editors | Philippines | 5/08/20
The U.S.-backed regime of Philippines President Duterte has launched a wave of repression against the militant and powerful trade union grouping, the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU)/May First Movement.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 3/12/20
Over 75 people gathered together to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8 in Jacksonville. The program was held in the union hall of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 3/10/20
The Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) labor delegation met with Sures, a human rights NGO, March 9, to learn about the impact of U.S. sanctions on the Venezuelan people.
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BY Chris Mahin | United States | 9/02/19
The huge procession began with 400 members of Bricklayers Union No. 6, all dressed in white aprons.
BY staff | United States | 5/22/19
Fight Back! Interviewed Ed Cubelo, the chairman of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, or May 1st Movement in Metro Manila, while he was in the U.S. on a speaking tour. The KMU is one the largest trade union federations in the Philippines.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/21/19
The outcome of Jacksonville’s 2019 runoff elections looked remarkably like the general election back in March.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/05/19
The rally may have come a few days after May 1, but the working-class zeal and vigor was palpable as more than 60 people gathered to celebrate May Day at Washington Square in downtown Salt Lake City, on May 4.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/14/19
Forty activists gathered on Friday, April 12, at The People’s Forum in New York City for an event on the Philippines labor movement hosted by BAYAN USA and Mission to End Modern Day Slavery.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 2/14/19
After all night negotiations the Denver School Board, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) announced that they had reached a tentative agreement to end the teachers strike. It was announced that the strike officially ends this Friday, but teachers were free to go back to work today, February 14.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/08/19
Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) educators at four CICS schools struck for the third day, February 7, with management dug in on exchanging wage parity with CPS educators for higher caseloads for counselors and social workers, larger class sizes with no enforcement language, and no written guarantee not to cut student services or resources.
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