Posts in: workers

Labor Weather Report

June 2018

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle. Sweeping strikes in France … First fast-food union forms in U.S. … Post-doctoral researchers organize.

Veterans in the cross-hairs

June 2018

Congress plans to divert billions from veterans’ hospitals to for-profit medical services.

California unions strike in solidarity

June 2018

More than 53,000 union workers in the University of California were on strike from May 7-9 in the biggest labor action in UC’s history. Led by AFSCME 3299, the California Nurses Association and University and Technical Employees (UPTE-CWA) joined the line in sympathy strikes against the state’s largest employer. UC wants to implement a third… Read more »

Unleashing the political power of workers

June 2018

Steve Hoffman, Freedom Socialist Party candidate for U.S. Senate, on growing resistance and how an independent labor party could strengthen it.