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Denver teachers strike and win

Feb. 14 -- After 15 months of negotiation, including an intense 20-hour session lasting throughout last night, the Denver Classroom…

February 16, 2019 11:27 pm

Strike victory for Mexican sweatshop workers

On Jan. 12, some 40,000 Mexican workers went on strike at 45 sweatshops -- known as maquiladoras -- across the…

February 14, 2019 8:16 am

West Virginia education workers ready to walk out, again

Education workers in West Virginia are again in motion for their students and their jobs. In 2018 in all 55…

February 12, 2019 10:11 pm

For the first time in 25 years, Denver teachers strike

Feb. 11 -- Two weeks ago, Denver teachers, through their union, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA), voted 93 percent…

February 12, 2019 1:01 am

Centennial of the Seattle General Strike

From Feb. 6 to 11, 1919, some 60,000 workers, led by 35,000 shipyard workers, shut down Seattle -- population 300,000…

February 7, 2019 8:41 pm

On the picket line: Issaquah education workers’ strike threat wins contract

Issaquah education workers’ strike threat wins contract After the successful Los Angeles teachers’ strike, school support staff in Issaquah, Wash.,…

February 7, 2019 8:36 pm

In Virginia and West Virginia, school workers on the move for public education

Updated Feb. 5. Following the Jan. 22 settlement between the Los Angeles school district and the United Teachers of Los…

February 5, 2019 11:20 pm

Head bigot caves to pressure

After 35 long days without pay, 800,000 federal workers received word late on Jan. 25 that the government shutdown was…

January 31, 2019 7:17 pm

In Iowa, a union’s report uncovers discrimination at Grinnell College

A new report by the Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers uncovers evidence of racial discrimination against Spencer Grill employees. (tinyurl.com/y9lltf6s)…

January 29, 2019 11:19 pm

Striking L.A. teachers win big victory

The United Teachers of Los Angeles have won a big victory after six days on strike, Jan. 14-22. The 32,000…

January 28, 2019 11:28 pm