Thursday April 18, 2019
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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/22/16
A plan is in the works for April 1 protests across Chicago to oppose attacks coming down on working people and the oppressed, and rich people are extremely nervous about it.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/03/16
On Feb. 1, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) rejected an offer from the city. Management claimed their offer was generous to the teachers, but when the 40 teachers and working members of the bargaining committee looked at the language in the offer, they found more attacks on their students.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 1/09/16
Fred Zuckerman announced he will challenge Jim Hoffa for President of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters. Zuckerman is known in the Teamsters for his outspoken opposition to the “give back” contract negotiated with UPS.
BY All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) | Athens, Greece | 1/08/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the call from the Greek labor organization, the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME), for a general strike.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | Nigeria | 1/04/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU)
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | Ethiopia | 12/29/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Dec. 22 statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/16/15
After six difficult months of contract negotiations with management and a hard-hitting contract campaign targeting the inequality of “Two Universities,” the union of 1500 clerical workers at the University of Minnesota, AFSCME 3800, won a tentative agreement Dec.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/14/15
In the face of attacks on teachers, their schools and students, union members in Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Local 1 are ready to fight.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Kohler, WI | 12/13/15
As of last week, Kohler Company and United Auto Workers Local 833 went back to the bargaining table for negotiations amidst a strike now entering its fourth week.
BY staff | Kohler, WI | 12/11/15
Members of UAW Local 833 are picketing the sprawling Kohler plant here, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in a nearly month-long strike against a two-tier wage system that would condemn newer, ‘Tier B’ workers to poverty wages.
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