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40k AT&T workers go on strike after contract negotiations fail (Picket Lines Mean Don't Cross)
Att 2.pngAT&T workers have begun a three-day strike, accusing the company of failing to make fair proposals during contract negotiations. It is the largest strike in the US since 40,000 Verizon workers walked out last year.
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20 May 2017 | Filed under: News / Labor
Northeastern University Food Service Workers Union Fights For Living Wage
As workers across the country walk off the job on International Workers Day, students too will be pouring out of classrooms to fight back. At Harvard and Northeastern, this fight against the neoliberal agenda of the billionaire class has been taken up by university dining hall workers supported by students.
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27 Apr 2017 | Filed under: News / Labor
Harvard Dining Workers 'Tentative' Agreement to End Strike - 25 Oct 2016
Cambridge, MA - After a long evening of negotiations that went past midnight the Harvard dining services labor union UNITE HERE Local 26 president Brian Lang emerged from 124 Mount Auburn Street, the Harvard Administration building the negotiations took place in, to announce to a small crowd that the labor union workers had "accomplished all our goals."
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26 Oct 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
(A-Radio) Presentation: the Prison Strike in the USA 2016
As Anarchist Radio Berlin, we recorded a presentation about the ongoing prison strike in the United States of America, its backgrounds as well as the methods of support and solidarity that are used in- and outside of prisons. The presentation was held in October 2016 in Berlin.
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26 Oct 2016 | Filed under: Commentary / Labor : Police and Prisons
Harvard Dining Hall Strike Gathering Momentum
Harvard's dining hall workers have been on strike for a week, demanding a living wage and affordable health care. Harvard is attempting to fill the void with a combination of cafeteria managers and volunteer scabs, few of whom have any practical food service experience. The results have been predictably unappetizing.
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13 Oct 2016 | Filed under: News / Education : Human Rights : Labor
Boston Carmen’s Union Pickets, Shuts Down MBTA Money Room - Defend Labor Union Jobs!
Carmen Picket Money  Room.jpgThe Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589, facing a vote to privatize their work at the MBTA Money Room today, took a stand against the outsourcing of their work to a private company. Members of the Executive Board, joined by fellow MBTA Union leaders and members, formed a picket line at the Money Room in Charlestown, preventing Money Room workers and armored trucks from leaving the site.
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07 Oct 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Labor Unionist protests T privatizing - 12 Sept 2016
HUNDREDS OF ORANGE-CLAD MBTA union workers and supporters crammed the Fiscal and Management Control Board meeting Monday to loudly — and, in some cases, profanely – protest the administration’s efforts to privatize agency services.
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13 Sep 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Boston Teachers Walk Out in Protest
13418938_10154214853922114_26883639731067750_n.jpgCorporate media outlets are reporting that thousands of members of the Boston Teachers Union walked out Friday to protest school budget cuts and contract concessions demanded by the school department. The protest follows two student walkouts, also in protest of budget cuts.
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18 Jun 2016 | Filed under: News / Education : Labor
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