Sunday February 23, 2020
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BY staff | Ely, MN | 1/17/20
Members of Teamster Local 320 on the picket line, January 17, in Ely, on the day three of a strike by workers in the Saint Louis County Public Works Department.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 1/07/20
As one of the country’s longest running strikes continues into week 13, educators from Arizona’s RedForEd movement brought food donations to the picket line.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson | 12/30/19
On day 77 of the Asarco strike of 2000 workers from eight different unions, Teamster International President Jimmy Hoffa Jr. came by to voice his solidarity. “We are with you!” shouted Hoffa in front of the long tables where dozens of strikers and their families ate together on Sunday, December 29.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/21/19
The joint strike by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and SEIU Local 73 continued October 18 and through the weekend as the office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot continued to refuse to meet the strikers' demands.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/18/19
Picket lines went up at hundreds of schools across Chicago at 6:30 a.m., October 17. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) walked out for their third strike since 2012.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 10/18/19
It has become tradition in Arizona to wear red and take selfies on Wednesdays to support the #RedForEd movement to demand that the legislature fully fund schools. However, since there are currently 2000 workers on strike at the Asarco mines, educators took selfies with Steelworkers and Teamsters on their picket line on Wednesday, October 16.
Asarco, strike
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 8/01/19
Over 40 supporters picketed outside of Ralphs grocery store on Sunset Boulevard, July 31.
BY staff | Washington DC | 6/01/19
On May 31, the United Steelworkers (USW) said that members of local unions representing more than 1,500 Alcoa (NYSE: AA) workers have granted their negotiating committee the authority to implement a strike if necessary at the company’s facilities in Warrick, Ind.; Massena, N.Y.; Gum Springs, Ark.; Point Comfort, Texas; and Wenatchee, Wash.
BY Staff | Holoke | 4/19/19
On the sixth day of an ongoing strike, a picket line of 40 workers, union families, and supporters faced a sparse parking lot at the Lincoln Street Stop & Shop in Holyoke. The strike was called by United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) earlier this week in response to Stop & Shop's efforts to strongarm severe cuts within the proposed contract. According to Local 1459, these cuts include a shift to 401K away from pensions, inadequate wage compensation and attacks on the health benefits of workers.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/18/19
Picket lines graced the sidewalks in front of Brooklyn and Staten Island courthouses this week, as the legal aid attorneys and staff of CAMBA Legal Services (CLS) launched an indefinite strike.
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