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
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The show of solidarity has inspired school workers in other states to plan actions.
Pressure Disney to give all of its employees the $1000 “tax cut” bonus they were promised!
A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle.
School workers triumph … Kazakhstan miners strike … Chilean auto union wins
Readers respond to … The meeting of the Committee for International Revolutionary Regroupment; anti-Nazi fightback; tribute to Frank Little; and more.
We thank Bay Area labor unions for standing up for city services and dignity on the job.
Fund services, not tax breaks for developers
May 2017 — Autoworkers fight for contract. Seventy percent of Volkswagen-Chattanooga workers in Tennessee voted to join United Auto Workers over a year ago. Yet the automaker still defies U.S. government orders to negotiate a contract. Unionists from seven other countries visited to show support for Local 42’s anger at unsafe working conditions, constant shift… Read more »
AUTOMATION Question on the future I read with great interest Muffy Sunde’s succinct and informative piece “Rise of the robots: Disappearing jobs” [Vol. 38, No. 2]. I’m glad to see the Freedom Socialist tackling the subject of automation, as it’s one that has intrigued and troubled me for some time. One related question that I’d… Read more »
Ice hockey’s U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) beat their governing body, USA Hockey, in March and took women’s fight for living wages a huge step forward. Long notoriously underpaid, hockey’s women players were expected to keep winning world medals while working for about $1,000 per month, for 6 months, only in Olympic years, and on… Read more »