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24-Year-Old UPS Driver Collapses Dead. The Bosses Are to Blame

In Pasadena, California, Esteban Chavez Jr., a 24-year-old UPS driver, died on June 25th inside the package car after collapsing in sweltering heat.

Thaddeus Greene

July 5, 2022

Urgent Call to Action: Our Unions Must Defend the Right to Abortion

The Rank-and-File Caucus of the Temple Association of University Professionals issued a statement against the Supreme Court's attack on abortion and for the need for unions to mobilize to protect the right to an abortion in the streets and in our workplaces.

RAFT Temple

June 30, 2022

Something Big Is Stirring: Report from the 2022 Labor Notes Conference:

This year’s Labor Notes conference was massive. Four thousand of the most active union activists gathered in Chicago, often pushing the discussions well to the left. We caught sight of something important — possibly something powerful — stirring inside the labor movement. Let’s help it grow.

Jason Koslowski

June 25, 2022

We Need Socialist Feminism. Join Bread & Roses

Faced with reactionary attacks from the Right and increasing economic and political crisis, we urgently need a feminism that fights for all the oppressed and exploited. We need a feminism that harnesses our power as those who make society run to fight for a better future. We need socialist feminism. Join Left Voice in building Bread & Roses today.

Left Voice

June 24, 2022

The Unionization Wave Continues: Workers In Maine Have Organized the First Chipotle Store in the Country

Workers at an Augusta, Maine Chipotle have formed an independent union: Chipotle United. This is a clear indication that the unionization wave that started with Starbucks and Amazon is only growing stronger.

James Dennis Hoff

June 22, 2022

United Kingdom: Is a Summer of Discontent on the Horizon?

Workers in the UK are bearing the brunt of the government’s response to rising inflation and slow economic growth. But they’re fighting back, with many talking about a “summer of discontent”.

Alejandra Ríos

June 22, 2022

Roe Is About to be Overturned: Organize With Your Co-Workers to Fight for Abortion Rights

Roe v. Wade is about to be overturned, marking the biggest defeat of the feminist movement in the past 50 years. We need to organize in rank-and-file committees to mobilize for reproductive rights.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

June 20, 2022

Labor Notes 2022: Which Way Forward for the Movement?

Thousands of labor activists and unionists from across the country, including several members of Left Voice, are gathering this weekend in Chicago to discuss the future of the labor movement. How can we make the most of the current wave of unionization in order to build a multi-racial working class fightback?

Left Voice

June 17, 2022

#AllThatsLeftPod: What’s Behind the U.S. Unionization Wave?

In this episode, we discuss the basics of unions — what they are, why they're important, and how union elections work — and the factors that led to a rise in unionization efforts at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies.

Left Voice

June 16, 2022