by Josh S. A Message From the Seattle Solidarity Network:
By Jim Fromm SEATTLE, OCCUPIED DUWAMISH TERRITORY – May 3, 2014
From July 26th to 29th, Management at Mobile Rail Solutions fired three workers actively engaged in unionizing efforts. The termination of these organizers is a direct attack on their Union drive and apparent retaliation for their recent OSHA filings. Management then threatened to continue firing workers showing no respect for their employees or labor law.
Monday, July 8, 2013 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm Recreation Park, Chehalis, WA Across the street from Green Hill Carpools leaving from the artesian well in Olympia at 2pm Prisoners in Pelican Bay’s Secure Housing Unit have called for a hunger and work strike beginning July 8th.
By Erik Forman, originally on In These Times: “Joe Genova, Joe Genova, where are you, where are you? Hiding from the workers, hiding from the workers, shame on you, shame on you.” Manhattan rang with a labor-themed rendition of Frère Jacques yesterday morning as over 100 members of the Legal Services Staff Association and their…
By Ned Resnikoff of NBC: Detroit—a city under emergency management in a state that has recently adopted harsh right-to-work laws—on Friday joined the wave of cities across the nation to see fast food workers on strike for the right to form a union and receive a higher base pay.
BY JOSH EIDELSON For the second time in five days – and also the second time in Walmart’s five decades – workers at multiple US Walmart stores are on strike. This morning, workers walked off the job at stores in Dallas, Texas; Miami, Florida; Seattle, Washington; Laurel, Maryland; and Northern, Central, and Southern California. No end date has been announced;…