Labor

Starbucks Solidarity this Labor Day

Join Starbucks Workers United and supporters this Labor Day weekend to celebrate the over 200 organizing victories and demand that Starbucks end their union-busting campaign.  Workers in SWU have called for “sip-in” demonstrations this weekend (bring a cash tip). These small actions can be used for building solidarity in the community with continued organizing and… Continue reading Starbucks Solidarity this Labor Day

Labor

Contract vote still up in the air as GM workers continue to picket

The United Auto Workers’ National Council approved a tentative deal with General Motors last Thursday. Locals were fed back information, voting by the union membership started this Saturday and will continue till Friday, October 25th, with individual locals setting their own voting times. Eirc Fred reports on what the current contract on offer would mean… Continue reading Contract vote still up in the air as GM workers continue to picket

Labor, Women's Liberation

Striking teachers show us how to win

EN ES Since February 2018, striking education workers have put class struggle back on the political agenda in the United States. It began in West Virginia when teachers and other public school workers from all 55 counties in the state refused to work, demanding an end to low pay and spiraling healthcare costs. Puncturing decades… Continue reading Striking teachers show us how to win

Español, Labor, Women's Liberation

Profesores en huelga nos muestran cómo ganar

EN ES Desde febrero de 2018, los trabajadores de la educación en huelga han vuelto a poner la lucha de clases en la agenda política de los Estados Unidos. Comenzó en Virginia Occidental cuando los maestros y otros trabajadores de escuelas públicas de los 55 condados del estado se negaron a trabajar, exigiendo el fin… Continue reading Profesores en huelga nos muestran cómo ganar