Vote Yes: A Historic CUNY Labor Contract

By Luke Elliott-Negri, Gotham Gazette -

Adjuncts across the country have been organizing in recent years, at universities like Tufts, George Washington, and many more. They are fighting for better pay, job security, benefits, and other [...]

Coca-Cola Workers Fighting For Their Rights In Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland, And The USA Still Need Your Support

Coca-Cola continues to violate the fundamental rights of workers in Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland and the USA. CLICK HERE to learn more and to send a message to Coca-Cola's CEO and Chairman James [...]

UPSers Elect Vote No Activists To Lead Philadelphia Local 623

Teamsters in Philadelphia Local 623 have overwhelmingly elected Richard Hooker and the #623LivesMatter slate. In a four-way race, Hooker beat the incumbent 547-346. That's a 61% to 39% [...]

GM Workers Ratify Contract Though ‘Mixed At Best’

By Chris Brooks and Jane Slaughter, Labornotes.org -

The Auto Workers' strike against General Motors came to a close this weekend after six weeks on the picket lines, with workers voting to ratify a contract that was clearly unloved but accepted [...]

GM Backs Down On Cutting Off Healthcare For Its Striking Workers

Last week GM shocked the United Auto Workers and outside observers alike by ending healthcare coverage for striking employees, shifting the costs to the union’s strike fund. That move by GM was [...]

The Future Of U.S. Jobs Looks Bleak. Unions Are the Answer.

By Heidi Shierholz, Inthesetimes.com -

We were just handed a wake-up call. Newly released numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project that six of the ten occupations expected to have the most total job growth over the [...]

NYC’s $15 Minimum Wage Helped Restaurants Thrive

By Allana Akhtar, Business Insider. -

New York City restaurant workers saw their pay increase by 20% after a $15 minimum-wage hike, and a new report says business is booming despite warnings that the boost would devastate the city's [...]

2019 Sees The Return Of Labor Activism As Workers Strike Back

By Dan Sisken, Occupy.com -

National Labor Relations Board data indicate that 2018 marked a huge upsurge in strikes by workers across the U.S. The year saw 21 major work stoppages involving 485,000 workers, compared with [...]

Marx And The Democratization Of Work

By Richard D. Wolff, Roarmagazine. -

Marx himself said and wrote little about the future beyond capitalism. He didn’t believe in future-gazing; no one could know how the world would evolve. Marx gave us some ideas of what might have [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Instead of Enriching Shareholders, These Companies Could Give 8 Million Workers a $46,000 Raise

By Colleen Boyle, In These Times -

During the most recent fiscal year, the 30 companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave $378.5 billion to shareholders. That translates to more than $46,000 for each of their [...]

Indian Workers Hold Biggest Strike In History

By Staff, Industriall-union.org -

Ten trade union centres and several independent federations joined together for an historic general strike on 8 and 9 January 2019. Workers in manufacturing, mining, energy, transportation, [...]

UAW, Democrats Block Workers Struggle Against GM Shutdowns

By Marcus Day, WSWS -

“We absolutely have to unify to take on GM. In the 1960s, there were hundreds of thousands of GM workers and it’s been dwindling for decades.” “If we are to fight GM, we are going to have to [...]