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400 Seattle public school bus drivers, members of Teamsters local 174, have been on strike against the corporate bus transportation company, First Student, since February 1. On February 7, the Seattle Teachers Association staged a...

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February 6, 2018 Dear Superintendent Larry Nyland, Seattle School Board Directors, and General Counsel Noel Treat; As a Seattle City Councilmember representing thousands of children, working parents, and school employees, I am increasingly concerned by...

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[Editors Note] The MetCouncil (management) will meet on January 24 to decide whether to ratify the  contract adopted by the union. If they choose not to ratify the contract, the union has already  filed a...

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From correspondents in Kazakhstan A dramatic strike struggle has broken out in the Karaganda coal mines of Kazakhstan which now come under ‘Arcellor Mittal Temirtau’. Within the first few hours of their strike action, the miners...

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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 a cold January day,  98 years before the January 2017 Women’s March surged across the U.S. opposing Donald Trump’s divide-and-conquer agenda, 35,000 Seattle dockworkers walked out in an action that led to the first...

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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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In more than 37 states, 38,000 AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) went on a three-day strike – the first major strike of the Trump era. It follows on from last...

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Mass protests against Donald Trump in the US have revived many questions around building mass movements, their goals and whether they can be achieved, and what forces need to be mobilised. Recently, the left-wing magazine Jacobin...

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Momentum Grows for May Day Strikes and Protests Millions have protested since Trump’s inauguration, yet the Billionaire in Chief has relentlessly pursued his racist, sexist, anti-working class agenda. Now his latest budget and health care...

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