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Seattle’s labor movement got a shot in the arm in early August, as 300 members of Teamsters Local 174’s Sand & Gravel division were pushed to struggle for a better contract. This section of the...

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On June 19, 4,800 registered nurses from the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) at five Allina hospitals in the Twin Cities began a seven-day strike. Nurses are fighting to defend their insurance benefits, improve staffing, and...

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Last Sunday, 4,800 nurses at five Allina Health hospitals in the Twin Cities, Minnesota area began a one week strike. Socialist Alternative stands in solidarity with the striking Allina Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) nurses. We’re...

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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 August 14, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), one of the world’s largest specialty metal manufacturing companies, announced that they had decided to lock out over 2,200 workers at their production facilities in six states. The...

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All across Seattle, educators we talked to expressed anger at the district for having the audacity to ignore their demands....

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By Marty Harrison, Executive Board Member of PASNAP, Member of Socialist Alternative’s National Committee (personal capacity) The 28-day strike of 1,500 nurses and professional/technical staff, represented by the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied...

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Justice newspaper, Labor Notes and SocialistAlternative.org have chronicled the strike and victory of hospital workers at Temple University in Philadelphia. The labor movement has been riddled with defeats, and this strike is a shining example...

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METHUEN, Mass.- On March 7, over 300 workers at a Shaw’’s Supermarket distribution center voted to go on strike. Shaw’’s had asked the workers to freeze their pensions and increase their health care payments by...

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