Category: Labor Activism
For those who have defeated unsafe reopenings, the next battle may be against mass layoffs, as in Rochester, New York, and at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Powerful elites are willing to sacrifice the lives and futures of millions to feed their own profits. Teachers are fighting back
In the wake of the takeover by the multinational corporation, nurses saw patient care standards and working conditions quickly deteriorate
When New York City educators were supposed to be in their third day of “professional development” held inside school buildings, teachers and other staffers at a Queens middle school, IS 230, took their work outside.
This summer has seen two significant national strike actions–for Black Lives and for safe reopening of schools. These are hardly conventional strikes–indeed, they represent historically unprecedented forms of protest
HCA Healthcare had brought in a phalanx of union-busting firms to intimidate nurses into voting no
We will move forward together and we will accept nothing but freedom. We will not take one step back, and we will bring a new day to our beloved country
Inside the groundbreaking student organizing drive at Kenyon College
The 2020 platform of the Democratic Party is the most pro-labor it has ever been. But the onus is on us [to make sure that] once we get him elected, we don’t get bought off by coffee at the White House
We can build a sectoral bargaining system—and strong, democratic, worker-driven unions—from the ground up.