Friday July 19, 2019
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BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 11/15/15
On Nov. 15, at 9:00 a.m., about 2100 workers of Kohler Co., represented by United Auto Workers Local 883 in Kohler, Wisconsin voted by a 93.4% margin to strike, with about 1800 members voting. The strike started Nov. 15. The facility is shuttered and not operational.
BY staff | Sacramento, CA | 11/04/15
Leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Nov. 4 that 94% of the members who voted have authorized a strike.
BY staff | Louisville, Ky | 10/26/15
Members of the Independent Pilots Association, the pilots who fly for United Parcel Service (UPS) voted 2252 to 8 to authorize a strike, with just under 97% member participation.
BY Andrew Urban | Milwaukee, WI | 7/04/15
Around 150 members and supporters of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998, the union of Milwaukee's bus drivers, protested outside Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's $2.1 million downtown condominium, July 3.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/30/15
Milwaukee Country bus drivers, members of Amalgamated Transit Union 998, voted overwhelmingly to reject their contract and strike, June 29.
BY J Burger | Whiting, IN | 2/08/15
At midnight, Feb. 7, 1100 workers at the BP refinery here went on an Unfair Labor Practice strike, citing the company’s poor record at keeping workers safe on the job.
BY J Burger | Hammond, IN | 9/13/14
At 6:00 am, Sept. 13, the factory that makes seats for Ford Motor Company went on strike.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 2/11/14
On February 10 the Executive Board of the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers voted unanimously to call a strike vote for their members on Feb. 24.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/05/13
Saint Paul, MN - More than 240 members of Workers United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries, August 5, forming picket lines at the plant entrances in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 11/19/12
The UWM Boycott Coalition for Workers Rights, made up of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), AFSCME, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association (MGAA), Alliance of History Graduate Students (AHGS) and others joined together this summer to halt the sales of Palermo’s Pizza products on the University of Milwaukee (UWM) campus.
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