#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 [...]

Arizona Strike Enters Second Week As Teacher Union President Opposes Calls For Nationwide Strike

By David Moore, Wsws.org -

On Monday, nearly 50,000 Arizona educators and supporters continued their walkout against underfunded schools and low pay for a third day. Although the teacher unions have done everything to [...]

Arizona Teachers Are On the Largest Strike in State History, Here

By Sarah Lahm, In These Times -

Over 800,000 students in both traditional public schools and charter schools and are expected to be impacted by the walkout, as their schools will likely be closed until an agreement over pay and [...]

Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike

By Jerry White, Wsws.org -

Teachers in the southwestern US state of Arizona have overwhelmingly voted to strike to demand improved wages for educators and support staff, and restore more than $1 billion in school funding [...]

Transportation Strikes, University Protests Continue To Shake France

To Macron’s dismay, the popular movements show no signs of slowing down. The Air France tussle over salaries is separate from the larger and politically more significant stand-off between [...]

School Cancelled as Hundreds of Colorado Teachers Walk Out Monday

By Jow St. George, KDVR -

Teacher walkouts in Kentucky, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and elsewhere have dominated the news as of late. Now a walkout is planned for Colorado. Englewood Schools announced Thursday classes [...]

Strikes By Railway Workers And Aircrews Paralyze France

By Staff, Wsws.org -

Seventy-seven percent of the train drivers and 69 percent of the inspectors were on strike. As a result, seven out of eight long-distance trains [TGVs], four out of five regional trains and two [...]