Tag: Strike

Shut It Down: Workers Urged to Support Upcoming Global Climate Strike Actions
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Shut It Down: Workers Urged to Support Upcoming Global Climate Strike Actions

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….

Now Playing: ‘At War’ (En Guerre) – The Movie Every American Trade Unionist Should See!
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Now Playing: ‘At War’ (En Guerre) – The Movie Every American Trade Unionist Should See!

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…

University of California Workers Hold Fourth One-Day Strike
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University of California Workers Hold Fourth One-Day Strike

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,…

The Case For A National General Strike Protesting Trump’s Heartless Shutdown
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The Case For A National General Strike Protesting Trump’s Heartless Shutdown

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.