An eyewitness column about Yakima Valley workers, led mostly by women, who fought six companies, state agencies and the virus – and won.
Why federal bailouts for airlines and cruise lines, but not for the postal service? Perhaps the strongly unionized, multiracial nature of its workforce figures into the answer.
First-hand account of how and why rank-and-file unionists kicked the Seattle police guild out of the Martin Luther King County Labor council.
Watch Chicana socialist feminist Yolanda Alaniz read her striking poem about the workers most at risk from Covid-19.
A tribute to a multiracial shutdown of the Port of Oakland on Juneteenth, organized by a labor and community coalition led by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Seattle-area labor council expels police union — an opening salvo in reviving a fighting labor movement
Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity in Seattle reports on how the Martin Luther King County Labor Council became the first AFL-CIO body to expel a police union from its ranks.
Support Metro transit workers and other King County employees in demanding an end to racism and bigotry on the job site! Please sign and share their petition.
En todo el mundo, el imperialismo estadounidense toca su clarín para proclamar que es el máximo representante de una sociedad democrática bendecida por el estado de derecho, la libertad de expresión y las oportunidades económicas. Es difícil saber cuántas personas todavía creen esto, ciertamente no aquellos que han sufrido bajo las ocupaciones e invasiones militares… Read more »
An in-depth analysis of the crisis of racial justice and the fight for Black lives today in a country ravaged by pandemic and economic freefall.
How we won the fight to expel the police guild from our labor council – A Seattle delegate’s firsthand report
On June 17 the mass passion for racial justice leapt from the streets right into the Zoom meeting of the Martin Luther King Jr. County Labor Council (MLK Labor) in Seattle.