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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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In the battle against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on the working class, unions and students have launched a highly politicized struggle consisting of intense strikes and university occupations. On March 22, this movement reached...

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The spirit of the West Virginia teachers’ strike permeated the 3,000 plus attendance at the April 6-8 Labor Notes convention in Chicago. By organizing a strike, county by county, and winning in a right to...

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Workers in Los Angeles, the largest city on the West Coast and the second largest U.S. city overall, have secured a major victory in the fight to raise the minimum wage. On June 14, Democratic Mayor...

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Under severe pressure from the families of the victims of the Marikana massacre and threats of legal action, President Jacob Zuma released an inquiry report that exonerates the government....

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The United Steel Workers (USW) and Shell came to a tentative contract agreement on March 12 to set the oil industry standard for local contract negotiations. The agreement comes on the heels of the first...

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American society today is in a state of simmering discontent. Space is growing for a fightback in workplaces, on the streets, and at the ballot box....

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The confidence of workers is growing nationwide. With bold leadership, 2015 could be the year of $15/hour!...

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China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The most important number in the world, for the past 30 years and next five years, is China’s growth rate,” declared BBC Economics...

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Truck drivers at the Port of Los Angeles walked out on strike on November 13, demanding to be classified as employees, not independent contractors. This action at the biggest and most important container port in...

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