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Labor Movement

1,000 West Virginia Hospital Workers Are Going on Strike Today

Hospital workers in West Virginia are set to join the more than 20,000 U.S. workers currently on strike.

Mike Elk

November 3, 2021

Taxi Drivers Are on Hunger Strike for Their Lives

Taxi drivers organized with the New York City Taxi Workers’ Alliance (NYTWA) have been protesting outside City Hall for 43 days. Twelve days ago they started a hunger strike.

Carmin Maffea

October 31, 2021

Kellogg Strike in Battle Creek, Michigan: A Report from the Picket Line

Kellogg’s workers at the company’s flagship facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, have been on strike since early October against the greedy multinational’s two-tier system and exploitative working conditions. Left Voice supporters from Detroit paid a solidarity visit to the picket line.

Adam Malinowski

October 28, 2021

Amazon Workers in Staten Island Have Taken the First Step Toward a Union

After six months of organizing, Amazon workers in Staten Island have submitted a petition for a union election. Amazon is already fighting the request.

Luigi Morris

October 27, 2021

Philly Transport Workers Prepare to Strike. So Should Every Philly Union.

During the pandemic, while bus drivers and train and trolley operators were getting sick and dying, they were called heroes. Now, the bosses are demanding major concessions from transport workers in Philly. In response, their union voted unanimously to strike. It will take more to build real worker power in the city.

Jason Koslowski

October 24, 2021

IATSE Member Halyna Hutchins’s Death Is Not Just a Tragic Accident. It’s a Labor Issue

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot yesterday by a prop gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin. Earlier that day, the film’s camera crew resigned over concerns about gun safety, among others.

Ezra Brain

October 22, 2021

IATSE Workers Deserve Democracy

Two worker-organizers in the tech industry explain the undemocratic nature of the IATSE contract ratification process, and what real union democracy would look like.

Morgan Barrows

October 21, 2021

Bosses Are Using Scabs to Break “Striketober”

Bosses need strikebreakers to keep their profits flowing. To stop scabs, rank and filers need to organize across unions, and stop allying with Democrats.

Jason Koslowski

October 21, 2021

Striking Workers Reveal the Big Lie Behind “Family-Friendly” Kellogg Company

Kellogg claims, in ad after ad, to care about kids and their families. But the company’s actions show it couldn't care less — just like capitalism as a system does not care about working families.

Mike Pappas

October 20, 2021