Bloomingdale’s Workers Ratify Contract

May 3, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - After negotiations carried on more than 12 hours past their strike deadline May 1, workers at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship store ratified a contract they say will “begin to remedy” the income they’ve lost to online sales.

Teamsters Budweiser Strike Continues

May 3, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Great Neck, NY - More and more Long Island stores and bars are running out of Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products as a Teamsters strike at Clare Rose beer distributors continues.

NBC Studios Food Service Workers Have No Appetite for Trump

May 2, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

New York, NY - Food service workers from NBC Studios in Rockefeller Center on Friday joined with fellow UniteHere Local 100 members ahead of Monday’s May Day job actions to oppose the Trump administration’s ongoing anti-immigrant agenda.

Ivanka Trump’s Chinese Subcontractor Pays $1 an Hour

May 2, 2017
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - Workers in a Chinese factory that makes Ivanka Trump’s brand of clothing get paid barely $62 a week to knit blouses that sell for $79—and they have to toil almost 60 hours a week for it, according to an audit by the Fair Labor Association released Apr. 24.

In Buffalo, CWA-Represented Workers ‘Connect’ With The Buying Public…

April 22, 2017 
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell    

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Buffalo, NY -  Now more than a month after their current contract expired, Communications Workers of America (CWA)-represented AT&T Mobility Workers are going public, asking consumers to tell the company to bargain fairly with their Employees.

Bloomingdale’s Workers Demand End to Exploitative Commissions

April 20, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Carrying signs reading “Good Wages and Benefits Are Always in Style” in Bloomingdale’s “big brown bag” font, more than 250 people turned out for a lunch-hour rally outside the department store April 18, supporting the workers there demanding a fair contract.

Students 'Hungry For Justice' Fast, Urge Boycott Of Wendy's

April 19, 2017 
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News 

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Ohio, IL - College students are spreading a fast for justice aimed at the Wendy’s fast food chain. Sarasota Florida New College students went on a five day fast in solidarity with fasting Ohio State students urging a boycott against Wendy’s.

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