Thousands Of Rank-And-File US Steel Workers Cast Unanimous Votes To Strike

By Jessica Goldstein, Wsws.org -

In a display of the growing militancy of the working class in the United States, rank-and-file workers at US Steel plants across the country cast a series of unanimous strike votes this week. The [...]

As the School Year Begins, More Teachers Across The Country Could Soon Strike

By Barbara Madeloni and Samantha Winslow, Truthout.org -

As teachers, school employees, and students head back to school, what’s ahead for the #RedforEd movement? This spring, teachers mobilized on an unprecedented scale in West Virginia, Oklahoma, [...]

Prisoners Participating In Elections Through The National Prison Strike

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org -

In hotbed areas like Florida where elections are coming quickly there are as many as 5 prisons participating in the National Prison Strike. There are several demands listed in the strikes [...]

Demanding Wide-Reaching Reforms And An End To Slavery, Inmates In 17 States Plan Prison Strike

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

The Nationwide Prison Strike is planned for August 21, the day Nat Turner led an uprising of slaves in 1831, until September 9, the 47th anniversary of the Attica prison rebellion in which more [...]

Vermont’s Striking Nurses Want A Raise For Nonunion Workers Too

By Jonah Furman, Labornotes.org -

Especially for professional workers, when your main strike issue is pay, attracting public support can be a challenge. Savvy employers paint union members as spoiled. They like to point out that [...]

How European Workers Coordinated This Month’s Massive Amazon Strike—And What Comes Next

By Rebecca Burns, Inthesetimes.com -

As Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth topped $150 billion last week, making him the richest man in modern history, thousands of Amazon workers across Europe went on strike. The work stoppage, which [...]

#RedforMed: 1,800 Vermont Nurses Are On Strike Demanding Their Hospital Put Patients Over Profits

By Rachel Johnson, Inthesetimes.com -

Ranked 47th for pay in the nation. High turnover, stagnant wages, and chronic staffing shortages—sound familiar? You’d be forgiven for thinking these figures refer to the working conditions of [...]

Argentina Anti-Austerity Strike Brings Country To Standstill

By Staff, Bbc.com -

Argentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike, called by trade unions in protest against a $50bn International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan. The General Confederation of Workers is also [...]

Greece At A Stand Still As Thousands Strike Against Austerity

By Patrick Strickland, Aljazeera.com -

Athens, Greece - Flags and banners fluttered above a steady stream of protesters, who chanted anti-austerity slogans as they marched through the streets of the Greek capital. On Wednesday, [...]

After 12 Weeks, University Still On Strike

By G. Dunkel, Workers.org -

Over 3,000 contract instructors at York University in Toronto, Canada, have been walking picket lines since early March. Their strike affects nearly 50,000 students. Up to half of all courses [...]

Striking Teachers Beat Back Neoliberalism’s War On Public Schools

By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout.org -

Thousands of teachers and students are walking out of schools, marching in the streets, and raising their hands and signs in protest against the war on education. Most recently, South Carolina [...]

Las Vegas Casino Workers Vote 99% To Authorize A Citywide Strike

By Staff, Culinaryunion226.org -

Las Vegas, NV – Members of UNITE HERE’s Culinary and Bartenders Unions have voted to authorize a citywide strike. 25,000 union members participated in two voting sessions throughout the day and [...]

How Filipino Migrants Gave The Grape Strike Its Radical Politics

By David Bacon, Dollarsandsense.org -

The great Delano grape strike started on September 8, 1965, when Filipino pickers stayed in their labor camps, and refused to go into the fields. Mexican workers joined them two weeks later. The [...]

University Of California Workers Start 3-Day Strike Over Pay

By Olga R. Rodriguez, Apnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of custodians, security guards, gardeners and other service workers at University of California campuses started a three-day strike Monday to address pay [...]

Arizona Teachers Oppose Union Sellout And Call For Nationwide Strike

By Will Marrow, Wsws.org -

Schools reopened across Arizona on Friday, as teachers returned to work following the betrayal of their courageous week-long strike by the unions, the American Federation of Teachers, the [...]