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Labor Movement

Workers at Oxford University Press Announce Unionization Effort

Workers at the New York branch of the largest university press in the world are forming a union to fight for better working conditions in their workplace and across the industry.

Left Voice

June 23, 2021

Brooklyn Oil Workers At United Metro Energy Enter Second Month of Strike

The workers of United Metro Energy Corp. in New York City have been striking for two months to win a first contract. Against a billionaire boss who continues to delay negotiations, it will take militant action to break this deadlock.

Ioan Georg

June 23, 2021

3,000 Volvo Workers Are on Strike Again

After rejecting a second contract offer, Volvo workers at the Mack and Volvo Truck of North America manufacturing plant in Dublin, Virginia are on strike again. They say that this time they are not going back until a new contract is ratified.

James Dennis Hoff

June 16, 2021

Why We Are Voting Yes on the PSC CUNY’s “Resolution in Support of the Palestinian People”

On Thursday, the PSC CUNY Delegate Assembly will consider a resolution introduced by rank-and-file members of several PSC committees, that condemns the Israeli massacres in Palestine and calls for CUNY divestment from firms that support the occupation. As elected delegates of the union, we support this resolution and call on our union to go further to end U.S. aid to Israel and the occupation of Palestine.

James Dennis Hoff

June 8, 2021

Puerto Rican Unions to Hold Biggest National Strike since 2019

Today in Puerto Rico, workers and activists are calling for a national strike and mobilizations in response to the privatization of Puerto Rico’s electric grid under the U.S. and Canadian company LUMA Energy.

Maryam Alaniz

June 3, 2021

Palestine Solidarity and Workplace Retaliation

The international working class solidarity movement with Palestine is facing a predictable backlash from the imperialist-friendly corporate sector. We must organize against this systemic retaliation and fight for a free Palestine.

Adnan Ahmed

May 29, 2021

Tech Workers in the U.S. Speak Out at Their Workplaces in Solidarity with Palestine

For the first time, workers at three big tech companies based in the U.S. released open letters to management in solidarity with Palestinian struggle. Workers are also speaking out against the relationship between the tech industry and the Israeli government.

Rose Lemlich

May 28, 2021

Labor Must Demand: “Not One More Cent, Not One More Bullet” for Israel

Labor unions across the world are coming out in solidarity with the Palestinian people. While statements of support and boycotts are good, labor must do more.

Jason Koslowski

May 20, 2021

UTLA Chapter Chairs Pass Resolution Calling for End of US Aid to Israel

On Wednesday, members of the United Teachers Los Angeles, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers and the second largest teacher’s union in the country, voted overwhelmingly in support of a statement calling on the United States to end funding to Israel.

Tiffany Wallace

May 20, 2021