Tuesday April 23, 2019
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BY staff | Las Vegas, NV | 6/28/16
Teamster President James P. Hoffa has decided to spend millions of dollars in union members’ dues money to showcase himself at the International convention which opened June 27 in Las Vegas. Hoffa demands that delegates wear red vests to show loyalty to his presidency as he seeks another five-year term in office.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/20/16
Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) were on picket lines in force today, June, 20, as more than 4800 nurses began the second day of their seven-day unfair labor practices strike at five Allina Hospitals.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/11/16
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) announced June 8 that it had delivered the legally required ten-day notice for a strike at Twin Cites metro area Allina hospitals. About 5000 nurses at Abbott Northwestern, Phillips Eye Institute, Mercy, United and Unity hospitals could walk off their jobs June 19 for a seven-day strike if there is no progress toward a contract settlement.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | France | 5/27/16
Fight Back News is circulating the following May 23 statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions.
BY staff | Houston, TX | 5/05/16
Over 100 people marched in Houston to celebrate May Day, despite bad weather. They had signs with slogans such as "Workers and oppressed people of the world, unite," and "Stop the attacks on undocumented people."
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/27/16
On Friday April 29, at 4:30 p.m., immigrant rights activists, union members, students and others will gather at the intersection of Lake Street and Nicollet Avenue in South Minneapolis to march downtown for immigrant and workers’ rights.
BY staff | Cambridge, MA | 4/17/16
Hundreds of Harvard University workers and students rallied in the middle of Harvard Yard on April 14, as dining service workers prepare to enter negotiations for a new union contract.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/12/16
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia will go on strike at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13 if an agreement is not reached by then.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/08/16
University of Minnesota officials are investigating a suspected outbreak of the norovirus in Minneapolis campus residential halls, according to workers there.
BY staff | Colombia | 3/30/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from FENSUAGRO, the largest agricultural workers union in Colombia. Nidia Quintero the Secretary General of FENSUAGRO is attending the Labor Notes Conference in Chicago starting on April 1, the same day as the large teachers union protests in Chicago.
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