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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 »

Unleashing the political power of workers

June 2018

Steve Hoffman, Freedom Socialist Party candidate for U.S. Senate, on growing resistance and how an independent labor party could strengthen it.

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