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Stop Charter/Spectrum Union Busting! Defend Pensions and Benefits Over 1,800 employees of Charter/ Spectrum (formerly employed by Time Warner) have been forced on strike after the company refused to bargain. The bosses have pulled their...

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On June 17, the 39,000 workers in the CWA and IBEW unions at Verizon overwhelmingly ratified the contract which ended the biggest strike in recent U.S. history which lasted 45 days. Below is an update...

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Strike at Verizon

April 27, 2016

Defend Union Rights: Fight for Public Control of Utilities Jay Harrison, Member, CWA Local 13000 Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) have called a strike against Verizon in...

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On April 1, over 100 people packed a room near O’Hare Airport in Chicago in advance of the biennial Labor Notes conference. Reports were shared from union locals across the country – all reflecting the...

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The march ended with hundreds successfully blocking train tracks where Jess Spear, Socialist Alternative candidate for the 43rd district for WA state legislator afterwards declared: "People power forced this BNSF train to retreat - we...

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In a refreshingly straightforward style, Joe Burns argues persuasively that the cause of union decline is our inability to wage a successful strike. That is, one which shuts down production and compels the employer to...

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