The rousing impromptu speech by unionist Steve Hoffman at a solidarity rally of staff, academic workers and students denouncing budget cuts and layoffs at Seattle’s community colleges.
Former union leaders from the Australian Education Union (AEU) sub-branch at Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) are prepared to campaign for as long as it takes to bring the union busting management at the Institute to heel. The No More Intimidation of Teacher (NMIT) Unionists Campaign Committee, established at an AEU sub-branch stopwork meeting… Read more »
Behavior that would have gotten detention now gets handcuffs. It’s time to get armed police out of schools.
As city politicians impose austerity budgets and cut social service jobs that hit the poorest hardest, militant essential workers from fields to hospitals and schools are saying, “Tax the rich.”
Take solidarity photos of yourself and your co-workers wearing red and post to social media with #PutItInWriting.
A union shop steward discusses how his college campus is dealing with issues around homelessness.
The right wing, Asian Americans, and the Harvard anti-affirmative action case
Protest the plans of the University of Iowa to close its Labor Center, a 67-year-old bastion of education and research about the workers’ movement.
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 »
The show of solidarity has inspired school workers in other states to plan actions.