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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
Photos-Video: May Day 2016 Boston March/Rally
1 may day 2016 edit (1).jpgMay 1, 2016-Boston:
About 200 workers/immigrants marched through
Chelsea, Everett, and East Boston for May 1,
International Workers Day.
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02 May 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Photos-Video: Boston rally/march for $15 an hour wages
15 dollar rally -march 4-14-16 from video (8).jpgBoston-April 14:
Thousands turned out today for a rally/march for $15 an hour wages for exploited low wage workers.Part of global actions today.
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16 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
photos/ video-Verizon Wireless workers on strike today 4/ 13/ 2016
verizon wireless strike 4-13-16-edit (2).jpgBoston-April 13, 2016:
Verizon Wireless workers were on the picket line today in Boston, striking for decent wages and benefits.
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14 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Texas Prisoners to Stage Work Stoppage April 4

Monday April 4th 2016, Texas prisoners will begin a SERIES of Statewide Work Stoppages, Strikes, and Slowdowns to force the Texas Legislature to address much needed Reform to the Parole, Medical, Grievance, and, Legal System in Texas. Prisoners are also DEMANDING Humane Living Conditions and Treatment.
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31 Mar 2016 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : Labor : Police and Prisons
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