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Labor Movement

The Labor Movement is Dead. Long Live the Labor Movement

Kim Moody’s latest book, On New Terrain, analyzes the current economic and political landscape as well as its present history and draws conclusions about the future of socialist organizing.

James Dennis Hoff

March 1, 2018

Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Protest Layoffs in Argentina

On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of workers participated in a massive labor march called for by the major Argentine unions.

University Staff Strike Across the UK

Universities across the UK are on strike. What are lecturers, researchers, administrators, computer staffs, librarians and postgraduates fighting for?

Alejandra Ríos

February 23, 2018

Democracy and Action at the Hilton Hotel

Today negotiations have begun for the first contract at the Stamford Hilton. The union goes to the negotiation table with high spirits having built an organization that has not only maintained enthusiasm throughout the hotel, but has also politicized the workplace.

Ioan Georg

February 20, 2018

United Workers at United Airlines

Over 2,700 workers seek union recognition at five different airports. The UNITE HERE campaign includes catering workers at airports in Newark, Cleveland, Houston, Denver and Honolulu.

Ioan Georg

February 16, 2018

Venezuelan Dairy Workers Jailed for Protesting

The workers have gone 20 months without a contract and are suffering illegal deductions from their paychecks and harassment by management.

Metalworkers’ Strike in Germany for Shortened Workweek

After days of historic strikes, the metalworkers' union in Germany ended its work stoppage, winning partial gains but at the expense of increased flexibility and a negotiated labor peace until 2020.

Bastian Schmidt

February 8, 2018

Argentina’s New Austerity

Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.

Juan C

January 10, 2018

Workers Fight for Union Jobs at Hudson Yards

Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate project in US history. Developer company Related is phasing out union jobs and trying to turn into open shop. Workers are fighting back.

Left Voice

January 6, 2018