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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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Since the 1980s unions have been almost constantly on the defensive, facing a relentless neoliberal offensive by the bosses. Despite some spectacular rearguard struggles, the trend has been toward defeated strikes and a retreat by...

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After 90% approved strike authorization in August, Teamster members at UPS were given a contract to vote on. Here, Socialist Alternative interviews Chuck Cannon, a UPS worker from Philadelphia. What are the main aspects of...

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As contract negotiations stalled in early June, members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) employed at United Parcel Service (UPS) voted overwhelming to authorize their Bargaining Committee to call a strike should no deal...

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At 8 PM on June 5, members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) employed at United Parcel Service (UPS) voted overwhelming to authorize their Bargaining Committee to call a strike should no deal be...

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On the same day that hundreds of teachers, members of the Seattle Educators Association (SEA), walked out in solidarity with striking Seattle school bus drivers, the drivers’ employer, First Student, capitulated and reached out to...

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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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This solidarity statement was originally published by Social Equity Educators, a rank and file caucus of Seattle Education Association. The statement was authored by Matt Maley, a Seattle teacher, union activist, and member of Socialist Alternative. January 15, 2018...

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Book Review Trotskyists on Trial Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR by Donna T. Haverty-Stacke On June 27, 1941, the FBI carried out a raid on the offices of the Socialist...

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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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