Maine Shipbuilders Bring The Hammer Down To Reject Concessions

By Andy O'Brien, Labor Notes. -

More than 4,300 shipbuilders at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, are entering the sixth week of the largest private sector strike in the U.S. this year. It wasn’t assured that the [...]

Two-Week Strike By Illinois Nurses In Danger

By Benjamin Mateus and Jerry White, WSWS. -

Joliet, IL - The two-week strike by 720 nurses at the AMITA St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois is at a critical juncture. The nurses, who walked out on July 4, are demanding [...]

FCA Toledo Jeep Workers Support Call For Rank-And-File Safety Committees

By Marcus Day, WSWS. -

Anger is reaching a boiling point as workers continue to fall ill and management and the United Auto Workers union refuse to release information about the extent of COVID-19 cases. “It is [...]

Black New Orleans Waste Workers Build Power Against A Crisis

By Mindy Isser, Scalawag Magazine. -

Sanitation workers in New Orleans have been out on strike for over a month now. On May 5, a group of sanitation workers, also known as “hoppers” (because they hop on and off the trucks to empty [...]

NYPD Cops Encouraged To ‘Strike’ On July 4

By Craig McCarthy and Tina Moore, NY Post. -

A labor strike is brewing in the NYPD. A pair of flyers making the rounds among NYPD officers are encouraging them to call out sick July 4 — as retribution for police reform and a perceived [...]

Pitchfork Union On Strike Over Racist Power Structures

By Pitchfork Union, Popular Resistance. -

Today, the Pitchfork Union is engaging in a half-day work stoppage. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST, union members will not publish or promote any new content on the website in protest of a blatant act [...]

ILWU To Shut Down Ports For Juneteenth

By NBC San Diego. -

On June 19, union members who work at the Port of San Diego will stop operations for eight hours in honor of Juneteenth, the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation being first enforced in [...]

NOLA Garbage Workers Form Union To Fightback

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

“We are digging in for a long fight,” says New Orleans striking sanitation worker Jonathan Edwards late on Thursday night about being fired in early May by People Ready, a contractor of New [...]

Payday Report: Strikes Spread And Union Organizing Grows

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

The strikes in the Yakima Valley of Washington State continue to grow. Workers are already on strike at 7 major sites, and now they’re expected to strike on at least 6 more major sites this [...]

Prison Labor Replaces Striking Garbage Workers In New Orleans

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

On Wednesday, dozens of garbage workers, employed by the temp service People Ready, went on strike, demanding proper safety equipment.  The workers, who make only $10.25 an hour are also [...]

Striking Bus Drivers Steer The Way To A Better World

By Mindy Isser, In These Times. -

All eyes are on essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic, as individuals, companies and even the federal government make a point to thank them for their heroic action: working. Frontline [...]

Immigrants Making PPE Strike After Co-Worker Dies Of COVID

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

Today, Mexican immigrants making personal protective equipment LSL Healthcare in the suburbs of Chicago walked off the job, shutting down production as the workers demand paid time off to go into [...]

‘Protect Amazon Workers’ Mural Painted In Front Of CEO Jeff Bezos’ Home

By Shut Down DC, Popular Resistance -

On April 29, 2020, a team of activists with La ColectiVA and ShutDownDC painted a mural on the street in front of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ DC home. The mural read “PROTECT AMAZON WORKERS” in [...]

Nursing Home Workers Authorize May 8 Strike At 40 Facilities

By Robert McCoppin, Chicago Tribune. -

Workers at 40 nursing homes in Illinois, nearly all in the Chicago area, said Monday they have set a strike date for May 8, as contract negotiations come to a head while coronavirus cases are [...]

Amazon Workers Walk Out Over COVID-19 Outbreak

By Atwood Center, Facebook. -

Breaking: 50+ workers WALKED OUT at the Shakopee Amazon warehouse overnight after management revealed two more cases of COVID-19 and unjustly fired another worker leader. Faiza Osman has been [...]