Posts in: labor

Labor Weather Report, October 2018

October 2018

A glance at some victorious fights: voters reject “right-to-work” in Missouri; Korean women train attendants win jobs after 12-year struggle; managers are changing sheets as Chicago workers in 26 hotels go out on strike.

Trump’s NAFTA publicity stunt

October 2018

While endlessly reporting on Trump’s false deal with Mexico about a NAFTA deal, the U.S. press avoided reporting on how very bad any free trade agreement is for the working class.

Labor Weather Report

August 2018

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle, from South Carolina to China and Iran.

Supreme Court hands bosses big wins

August 2018

The Janus and Murphy Oil rulings threaten more than a century of hard-fought gains. The only recourse is militant action including strikes.

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.