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Unions

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

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

Australian Unions Face $100 Million Suit After Docks Struggle

Just weeks before last Christmas, a Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) delegate was sacked from the Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) facility in the Port of Melbourne. Unionists and community members responded with a nineteen day around the clock picket that stopped all container movements in and out of the VICT terminal. Now unions are being sued by the company for up to AU$100 million (US$75-80 million).

Sean Robertson

January 25, 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

PSC CUNY Kicks Off Campaign for New Contract

Over 700 CUNY workers and students mobilized today for a new contract and 7k per course for adjuncts.

Left Voice

December 6, 2017

CUNY Contract Struggle Could Fundamentally Transform the University

PSC-CUNY has called for a minimum salary of $7,000 per course for all faculty. Demands like this can lead to changes in the way universities are run, but the fight to win them lies in the hands of the union rank and file.

James Dennis Hoff

November 26, 2017

Hilton´s Bosses Launch Intimidation Campaign Against Unionists

More than one week into the drive for union recognition, the management of the Hilton Stamford Hotel has begun their campaign of intimidation and fear-mongering.

Ioan Georg

November 25, 2017

What Will It Take to Beat the Bosses at the Hilton Hotel?

On November 9 a 100-person delegation of housekeepers, cooks, servers, front-desk agents, and other workers occupied the Hilton's main lobby and demanded that the general manager recognize the union.

Thaddeus Greene

November 23, 2017