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UAW Region 1A to Distribute Sleeping Bags to Homeless

January 18, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Detroit, MI -  UAW Region 1A members hit the streets of Detroit on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16, delivering 300 sleeping bags to homeless people to help them brave the bitter Michigan winter.

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Win Week In Review:

January 15, 2017 
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

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Washington, DC - On Sunday January 15th National Nurses United are making what they say is their first stand to resist harmful policies of the new administration in Washington. It's a national day of action to save health care.

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Teachers Unions Campaign Against DeVos Confirmation

January 17, 2017
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - Accusing Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education of working to undermine and privatize public schools, the nation’s two main teachers unions are mobilizing members to call and email their senators and urge them to block her confirmation.

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West Coast Crab Fishermen’s Strike Ends

January 15, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Eureka, CA - An 11-day strike by thousands of West Coast crab fishermen ended Jan. 6 after seafood processors agreed to rescind part of a price cut.

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 Pennsylvania Nurses Still Waiting for Raises Due in October

January 16, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Harrisburg, PA - About 1,300 nurses who work for the Pennsylvania state government were supposed to get a 2.75% raise Oct. 1—but it hasn’t turned up in their paychecks yet.

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Federal Judge Voids Local ‘Right to Work’ Law

January 15, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chicago, IL - Federal law precludes local governments from banning the union shop, a judge in Illinois ruled Jan. 7.

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