Since going on strike two weeks ago, the UAW workers of GM are showing a courageous example to workers across the United States and the world. The struggle has shown and exemplified a great variance of topics and principles. The… Read More ›
News relating to Organized Labor, Strikes, Unionization, and Worker’s Struggles in the Workplace.
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 ›