Truck Drivers And Workers Strike At Southern California Ports

By Kim Biggar, Splash 247. -

Truck drivers at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports, represented by the Teamsters union, started strike action against Universal Logistics Holdings (ULH) this week, adding further to extraordinary [...]

Alabama Miners Reject Tentative Agreement, Continue Strike

By Madeleine Freeman, Left Voice. -

Striking mine workers at Warrior Met Coal overwhelmingly voted down the tentative agreement reached earlier this week between UMWA and the company. Workers will continue the strike until the [...]

Farmers Block Expressway In Indian State Of Haryana To Protest Against Farm Laws

By Priya Yadav, Sputnik News. -

Hundreds of farmers from across India have been camping out Delhi's borders for the past four months to protest against newly introduced agricultural laws by the federal government. While the [...]

Amazon Employees Stage Walkout At Distribution Center

By Nick Blumberg, WTTW. -

Chicago - A group of Amazon employees walked out of the mega-retailer’s Gage Park distribution center Wednesday morning, calling on the company to stop understaffing the facility and to provide [...]

How Oil Workers And Environmentalists United In Struggle

By Paul Morao, Left Voice. -

Total’s objective in recent years has been to close its refineries in France. It has found ways to refine elsewhere: in Dubai, India, China, and with plans for Africa. The objective is twofold: [...]

1,100 Mine Workers In Alabama Are Going On Strike

By Sou Mi, Left Voice. -

Over 1,100 workers at two Alabama coal mines and related facilities will go on strike starting Thursday, April 1, at 10:30 pm. United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) issued the strike notice [...]

Citing Unfair Labor Practices, 1,300 Steelworkers Strike In Five States

By C.M. Lewis, In These Times. -

Brackenridge, PA - At 7:00 AM on Tuesday, March 30, 1,300 Steelworkers employed by Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) walked out in protest at facilities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, [...]

Amazon General Strike In Italy

By Peter Olney, Stansbury Forum. -

It can be said with certainty that the strike was successful, especially among the drivers where participation was around 75%, with peaks of up to 90%. This probably delayed a substantial chunk [...]

When Rank And File Postal Workers Whipped Bosses, Union Leaders, And Richard Nixon

By Patrick Murfin, Heretic, Rebel, A Thing to Flout. -

The day after St. Patrick’s Day in New York City was often little more than an intense, city-wide hangover.  But on March 18, 1970 residents of the Big Apple awoke to more than just [...]

Amazon Workers In Italy To Go On First Strike

By Rory Sullivan, Independent. -

Amazon’s workforce in Italy will go on its first collective strike later this month, trade unions have confirmed. All 8,500 employees in the country are expected to hold a 24-hour walkout on [...]

Medical Technicians’ Strike In Oregon Could Be The First Of Many

By Lizzie Mulvey, Al Jazeera. -

As a registered respiratory therapist, Rachel Maida spent the past year caring for COVID-19 patients at St Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon in the United States – challenging work that has [...]

How India’s Farmers’ Protests Could Upend The Political Landscape

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

For the past three months, Indian farmers and agricultural workers have been in the middle of a difficult struggle against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tens of thousands of [...]

As Farmers Expand Their Agitation, Indian Government Intensifies Repression

By Wasantha Rupasinghe, WSWS. -

Pushed on the back foot by the popular support for the farmers’ agitation against its pro-agribusiness farm laws, India’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is systematically [...]

Argentine Vegetable Oil Workers Win Big Raises With Coordinated Strike

By Julia Soul and Ernesto Torres, Labor Notes. -

Argentina’s vegetable oil workers ended 2020 on a high note, with a triumphant 21-day national strike for higher wages. They were pushing to make the minimum wage a living wage, as the [...]

The Largest Strike In Human History

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Radhakrishnan explains why farmers are rising up, how they are organized, and how the neoliberal government of Narendra Modi has responded to the movement. Just one day after this interview, [...]