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BY Gus Fromke | United States | 10/28/15
In the U.S., labor and capital have a violent adversity toward one another—a struggle that continues today but is increasingly downplayed or ignored by the nation’s elites.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/09/15
Chanting, “What do we want? Raises and respect. When do we want it? Now!” about 20 university workers held signs and protested inside the Board of Regents meeting, Oct. 9.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/28/15
Members of AFSCME 3800, AFSCME 3937 and Teamsters 320 will rally Sept. 29, noon until 1:00 p.m., at Morrill Hall to demand raises and respect from the University of Minnesota administration.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 9/26/15
About 30 people protested outside of Whole Foods in the River Oaks area of Houston, Sept. 26, demanding that they end the exploitation of prison labor.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/19/15
Celebrating and parading through the streets of East Los Angeles (ELA), Sept. 13, community members gathered along the route to watch the annual Mexican Independence Day parade.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/18/15
Labor won a victory, Sept. 4 when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a ruling that upheld the rights of workers to engage in union activities.
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BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 9/15/15
Tucson, AZ -Nearly 500 members of the Teamsters Local 104 entered day 40 of their strike against Sun Tran Management.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/10/15
On the morning of Sept. 7, Labor Day, hundreds of union members and families joined together, in LA’s Wilmington Community, to celebrate unions and the working class. Many members from a host of trade unions talked about past victories in contracts and recent organizing drives.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/31/15
Upwards of 250 members of Teamster Local 320 and their supporters joined a spirited informational picket line, August 31 to “Turn up the heat” on the U of M administration, pushing their demands for a real raise and respect.
BY staff | Fridley, MN | 8/03/15
On July 14, 345 Hospital Workers at Unity Hospital in Fridley, a first ring suburb of Minneapolis, voted by a roughly 60% majority to join SEIU Healthcare MN. The new bargaining unit includes Nursing Assistants, Dietary Aides, Patient Care Techs, Health Unit Coordinators, Environmental Services Aides and other job classes.
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