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Verizon Workers Win Strike

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Friday, May 27, 2016

 

CWA Press Release

Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains

UNION TO TAKE DOWN PICKETS; COMPANY AGREES TO ADD GOOD UNION JOBS ON THE EAST COAST; FIRST CONTRACT FOR RETAIL...

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US Labor Against the War

by USLAW

 

US Labor Against the War (USLAW) held its 2016 National Assembly at ATU’s Tommy Douglas Center in Silver Spring, MD from April 15-17. Unlike the labor movements of most countries in...

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A Global New Deal

by Dave Anderson

 

The two major parties will have to change, or they are likely to be
changed by voters who have had enough,” the Reverend Jesse Jackson
said recently. He knows about the...

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One Day Longer | Portside

Forty thousand Verizon workers have now been on strike for a month. These days, a strike of the Verizon action’s scale and duration is exceedingly rare. That’s largely because the stakes for...

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20 Years of Cross Border Solidarity

A History in Photographs
By David Bacon
NACLA Report on the Americas, May 2016
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10714839.2016.1170301

TIJUANA BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTE, MEXICO - 1993 - Workers vote in a union election outside the Tijuana maquiladora of Plasticos Bajacal. Voting is public, and workers have to declare aloud whether they're voting for the company union or their own independent union. Sr. Mandujano, head of the labor board in Tijuana and an ally of the companies and the company unions, points to a worker and demands that he say which union he's voting for. Company and company union officials look on, along with Carmen Valadez, representative of the independent union. The election was called off halfway through.

TIJUANA BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTE, MEXICO...

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