Labor Movement

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.

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.

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.

Why Are Theater Workers Marching On Broadway?

Years of low wages, exploitation, and abuse have led theater workers to demand their unions, after having long ignored them, start protecting them. On Thursday, April 22, theater workers in New York City are marching on the national headquarters of the union to demand accountability and change.

Lessons of the 1934 Textile Strike: Their Relevance for Today

In the 1930s, hundreds of thousands of U.S. textile workers took advantage of new legislation and joined unions in an industry that had been facing economic hardship even before the Great Depression. Exploitative working conditions in the South led to one of the largest labor strikes in U.S. history — one that suffered a bitter defeat. The story and its lessons deserve to be told.