New York, NY – Later this week, young climate change activists from across the nation and around the globe will kick off eight days of protests designed to compel government leaders to finally get real about global warming — and they are urging workers everywhere to join them in the fight to quit fossil fuels….
New York, NY – “At War” (En Guerre) is a gripping new French language movie about the struggles of trade unionists trying to save 1,100 jobs after the profitable factory where they work announces immediate plans to shut down. It opens Friday night, July 19, at the Village East Cinema on 2nd Avenue, and is…
DAVIS, Calif.—Two unions representing 39,000 service and technical workers at the University of California staged their fourth one-day strike in the last year April 10, picketing outside the university’s five medical centers. “I can’t think of a better way to celebrate my birthday than to be at a union rally,” United Farmworkers cofounder Dolores Huerta,…
CHARLESTON, W. Va.—A statewide two-day strike by teachers and support staff ended early in the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 20, after the state House allowed an omnibus education bill vehemently opposed by school unions to expire.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—More than 30,000 Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and staff went out on strike Jan. 14, demanding smaller classes, more staffing, and limits on privatization and charter schools.
Editor’s Note: The following article appeared at Solon.com and is posted here courtesy of the author. It is hard to understate the utter disdain and contempt being shown by President Donald Trump toward the 800,000 federal workers whose lives he has upended with the government shutdown.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Los Angeles teachers say they will go on strike Jan. 10, and no further talks are in the offing with the Los Angeles Unified School District.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—The largest hotel workers’ strike in U.S. history ended Dec. 3, when UNITE HERE Local 2 members in San Francisco voted almost unanimously to ratify a contract agreement reached in the wee hours that morning.
VALPARAISO, Ind.—After a brief strike in late June, more than 80 workers at the Union Electric Steel plant in Valparaiso ratified a four-year contract that will give them a 10.5% raise.