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On the Monday after Thanksgiving, General Motors (GM) announced in a written statement that they would be closing five plants and cutting 14,000 jobs. Included in the proposal for cuts are plants in Ohio, Michigan,...

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Despite the uptick in strike actions, the teachers revolt, and the recent blue wave, the right wing continues their assault on unions, spending millions of dollars on billboards, canvassers, and anti-union propaganda. While many union...

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Fifteen charter schools in Chicago are making history with the first major charter school strike in the U.S. Coming after the massive #RedforEd strike movement that swept the country from West Virginia to Arizona earlier...

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In 2014, six months six months following the election of Socialist Alternative City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, Seattle became the first major U.S. city to pass a $15 an hour minimum wage. It was an important...

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Seamus Whelan is a Registered Nurse and sits on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Nurses Association. He writes this article in a personal capacity. For the last 20 years, nurses in Massachusetts hospitals...

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The strike leaders and the worker we picked as MC arrived first at Harry Bridges plaza across from the iconic San Francisco Ferry Building. It was pretty empty. For almost everyone at Google, this was...

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UPDATE: Monday, November 11, 2018 – it is reported that 11,000 UPS Freight drivers – whose contract is separate to the main UPS package delivery worker contract – approved a new contract, thus averting a...

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The historic citywide strike launched by 6,000 hotel workers in Chicago in September is now down to only one hotel after workers ratified contracts at 25 other locations, winning key demands of year-round health care...

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On August 30, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) voted to authorize strike action by an astounding 98%. UTLA had been strung along by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for well over a year....

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#MeToo has hit the tech world as hundreds, possibly thousands, of Google employees, led by women, are organizing a historic walkout from work on November 1 at 11:10 AM. Spurred by a October 25 New...

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