Posts in: labor

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.

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 »

Labor Weather Report for April 2018

April 2018

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring the class struggle. LA Times reporters unionize … Alvin Ailey Dancers demand equity … Algerian general strike in Algeria