Minnesota Amazon Workers Walk Off The Job Over Speed-Up

By Joe DeManuelle-Hall, Labornotes.org -

After yet another speed-up in a workplace notorious for its lightning pace of work, workers at a Minnesota Amazon warehouse walked off the night shift for three hours. The March 7 walkout at [...]

May Day 2019 – National Mobilization For Immigrant Workers Rights!

By Staff, Immigrantsolidarity.org -

We are calling a national day of multi-ethnic unity with youth, labor, peace and justice communities in solidarity with immigrant workers and building new immigrant rights & civil rights [...]

Berkeley Sets The Bar For Municipal Support Of Worker Cooperatives

By Yassi Eskandari, Theselc.org -

Berkeley, CA -  Last month, Berkeley City Council unanimously adopted a set of recommendations provided by the Sustainable Economies Law Center (Law Center) and a coalition of worker coop members [...]

‘Winds Of Change Are Blowing:’ 8,500 Walmart Employees Threaten To Strike

By Staff, Elfinanciero.com.mx -

More than 8,500 Walmart employees will strike in 10 states on March 20 if the company doesn’t meet their demands for a 20% pay increase as well as other benefits and better conditions. The mainly [...]

Why Workers At The Biggest Grocery Chain In New England Just Authorized A Strike

By Michael Arria, Inthesetimes.com -

On February 24, a union representing more than 8,000 Massachusetts workers at the supermarket chain Stop & Shop overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike. The vote came just one day after the [...]

Scaling Social Justice: A Latinx Immigrant Worker Co-op Franchise Model

By Emma Yorra, Nonprofitquarterly.org -

Araceli Dominguez, an immigrant housecleaner living in Staten Island, New York, has a lot to be proud of. She is a founding member of a local branch of Brightly®, a worker-owned cleaning [...]

‘We Refuse To Create Technology For Warfare And Oppression:’ Microsoft Workers Demand Company End Army Contract

By Andrea Germanos, Nationofchange.org -

"On behalf of workers at Microsoft, we're releasing an open letter to Brad Smith and Satya Nadella, demanding for the cancellation of the IVAS contract with a call for stricter ethical [...]

Illinois Workers Celebrate As ‘Life-Changing’ $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Signed Into Law

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"Fifteen dollars an hour will be life-changing for me. I can barely afford the basic needs for my two sons on my minimum-wage salary. Simple things like whether to buy school supplies for my [...]

Hundreds Of Janitors March For Better Wages, More Respect

By Homa Bash, News5cleveland.com -

A movement sweeping through Cleveland — “Justice for Janitors” has old roots but new momentum in our city. It’s a push for better wages, better healthcare, and most importantly, representatives [...]

With López Obrador In, Workers Have The Confidence To Walk Out

By David Bacon, Socialistproject.ca -

The election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) as president of Mexico has raised the hopes and expectations of millions of Mexican workers. There could be no better evidence of this than the [...]

With Another Shutdown Looming, Flight Attendants Plan Demonstrations On February 16

By Sarah Jones, Nymag.com -

Congressional negotiators told Politico on Friday that they’re working on a deal that will prevent a second government shutdown on February 15. If they fail — or if President Trump again refuses [...]

Auto Workers Walk Off Job To Save GM Plant

By Ed Adamczyk, Upi.com -

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Union workers at a Canadian car seat plant walked off the job Friday to protest General Motors' planned closure of an Ontario manufacturing facility. About 220 workers at the Lear [...]

Beyond The 2020 Electoral Circus, A Workers Rebellion Is Brewing

By Paul Street, Truthdig.com -

Let’s be brutally honest and unsentimental: There are few, if any, serious prospects for attaining the transformative change we need through the current United States elections and party system. [...]

What The Government Shutdown Told Us About Worker Power

By Negin Owliaei, Inequality.org -

“Do we have your attention now, Leader McConnell?” Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, posed this question after shutdown-related staffing shortages at the Federal [...]

Matamoros Strike Grows As Mexican Ruling Class Warns Of National Strike Wave

By Eric London and Andrea Lobo, WSWS. -

The strike of tens of thousands of Matamoros workers spread beyond the maquiladoras this week to new industries as workers in water purification, milk production and Coca-Cola bottling walked out [...]