Taiwanese Flight Attendant Strike Cancels 2,250 Flights

By Brian Hioe, Labor Notes. -

Flight attendants at EVA Air have concluded the largest and longest strike in the history of Taiwan’s airline industry, from June 20 through July 10. Strikers notched a partial victory against [...]

How Big Strike 30 Years Ago Aided Fight For Single Payer

By Steve Early, Popular Resistance. -

Thirty years ago this summer, 60,000 telephone workers walked off the job in New York and New England — and stayed out for seventeen weeks. Their struggle against NYNEX, a telecom giant, became [...]

Labor Strikes Back: How Workers Can Win

By Dan Sisken, Occupy.com. -

In mid-June, the Washington DC chapter of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) hosted a panel discussion, "Labor Strikes Back!", to answer these questions. The discussion was moderated by [...]

Largest Private Sector Strike In Years – At Supermarkets Across Northeast

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox. -

More than 30,000 grocery store employees in the northeastern US are refusing to return to work for the second day in a row. Cashiers and deli workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets walked off the [...]

Solidarity On The California Picket Lines

By Brooke Anderson, In These Times. -

California - The strike, which took place at all 10 campuses and 5 medical centers affiliated with the UC system, is the largest strike of 2019 to date, thanks to the significant number of [...]

Pennsylvania Workers Wage Biggest US Manufacturing Strike In Trump Era

By Sarah Lahm , In These Times -

On February 26, nearly 2,000 members of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) walked off their jobs at a longstanding locomotive manufacturing plant in Erie, [...]

Oakland Teachers Strike Ends With Tentative Deal for Raise

By Jocelyn Glecker, The Associated Press -

Striking teachers in Oakland, California, celebrated after reaching a contract deal Friday with school administrators to end a seven-day walkout. To cheers and applause, union leaders from the [...]

Union Thugs Assault Striking Matamoros Workers

By Andrea Lobo, WSWS.org. -

The Mexican and US ruling class and the trade unions are ramping up their physical intimidation and reprisals against the workers in Matamoros, Mexico, whose rebellion against the trade unions [...]

L.A. Teachers Showed Us How It’s Done

By Samantha Winslow, Labor Notes -

Of course, wages and benefits were central to the teachers’ fight. But like many successful strikes, theirs was about something bigger—that the district should invest in public education as a [...]

If LA Teachers Strike Don’t Expect It To Stay In LA

By Ricardo Cano, CalMatters -

The nation’s second largest school district is about to ring in 2019 with a teacher strike that is already reverberating in public schools across California, and could be felt by taxpayers and [...]

First Charter School Strike in US History Authorized In Chicago

By Rebecca Burns, In These Times -

On Tuesday, teachers at 15 Chicago charter schools voted 98 percent to authorize a strike as they continue to bargain a contract with Acero Schools, the largest unionized charter network in the [...]

Prisoners Organizing National Strike Against ‘Modern Day Slavery’

By Michael Arria, In these Times. -

Prisoners across the country say they are gearing up for an end-of-summer nationwide strike against inhumane living conditions and unpaid labor—or, in their words, “modern-day slavery.” The [...]

With Strike Looming, Arizona Governor Bends to Teacher Demands

By Bob Christie and Melissa Daniels, Associated Press -

As recently as Tuesday, a defiant Arizona governor refused to meet with teachers threatening to strike over low pay and said he was sticking with a 1 percent raise proposal. By Thursday, [...]

Kentucky Teachers Shut Down Schools Over Pensions

By Travis Waldron, Huff Post -

Public schools closed in at least 25 Kentucky counties on Friday as teachers staged a quasi-strike after legislation was passed that would overhaul the state pension system. Kentucky teachers [...]

Univ. Of Illinois Graduate Student Workers Strike, Occupy President’s Office

By Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune. -

In a sign of escalating tensions surrounding the strike at the University of Illinois, members of the graduate student workers union in Urbana-Champaign have camped outside the university [...]