Translated by Red Phoenix staff. The peoples of Ecuador have won an important victory with an eleven-day popular uprising. We have pushed back the government which, with the exercise of brutal repression had been emboldened by the support of the… Read More ›
News relating to Organized Labor, Strikes, Unionization, and Worker’s Struggles in the Workplace.
To all workers and democratic, progressive, and socialist forces in the United States, In a letter released today, October 6th, Terry Dittes, Vice President and Director of UAW’s General Motors Department, announced that GM had retreated on much of the… Read More ›
By E. Kilic, originally published on the National Writers Union Website. Last Saturday, we hit the road, which stretched out into Appalachia, determined to visit striking GM workers at the Philadelphia Parts Distribution Center. A Turkish friend, Çağatay Öncü, asked… Read More ›
In the United States, those of us who are leftist workers have a vexed relationship with this labor day, the first Monday in September. The day was a refuge for the American state and compromising union leadership from the May… Read More ›
Last week saw victories and defeats for the labor movement in the United States. In Tennessee, The United Automobile Workers saw defeat in an attempt to unionize a auto factory. Outside Detroit, workers used their power of organization against their… Read More ›
Horrific Accident Claims the Life of a Food Processing Plant Worker. OSHA Investigating for Possible Safety Violations/
Courtesy NBC News. All rights reserved to the author and/or NBC news. By Elisha Fieldstadt A woman was killed Tuesday after falling into a meat grinder at her job at a food processing plant in Pennsylvania, the local coroner said…. Read More ›
The New York City construction worker protest scheduled for 3/15 been officially cancelled, as CountMeIn leaders announced on March 8th that a deal had been reached. In a statement released on their facebook and twitter, CountMeIn leaders stated that abandoning… Read More ›
The graduate student union at the University of Illinois at Chicago is preparing what they have called an “indefinite strike” beginning March 19th, unless their demands for higher wages and better working conditions are met by the university administration. Their… Read More ›
Ekim KILIÇ New York Union construction workers in New York City will protest against the open shop policy of their company with the slogan of “No Retreat, No Surrender” on March 15 at 8 am. The workers will be out… Read More ›
Conservatism and Crisis The Civil Rights, Women’s, anti-war, and social change movements of the 1960s and 1970s, spawned a conservative backlash that manifested itself in various ways. From the pagers of National Review magazine, to the conspiracy theories of the… Read More ›
Statement on the Strike in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and a Call to Solidarity and Action on January 25th.
The following statement has been signed by the American Party of Labor in solidarity with striking workers in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. All power to working people! Workplace democracy now! Mexico City, January 20, 2019 To social organizations To democratic unions… Read More ›
Translated by Red Phoenix Staff (Find the original here.) The Worker’s Strike of Matamoros involving thousands of workers is making history. The economic demands for increased wages and annual bonuses are clearly demonstrating the conditions in which millions of workers in… Read More ›