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IWW Member Acquitted on All Charges
courtsupportday1.jpgOn Tuesday July 21, IWW member Jason was cleared of all the phony charges dating from an arrest in November 2013. Jason was falsely charged with assaulting a cop, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after Cambridge and Harvard Police attacked an IWW picket at Insomnia Cookies. Workers at Insomnia went on strike in August 2013 over below minimum wage pay and illegal denial of breaks. Their demands included $15/hr, health care, and a union. The strike was later settled with strikers receiving back pay and offers of re-employment.
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23 Jul 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor : Police and Prisons
Wobs support Boston School Bus Drivers!
rally2.jpgReposted from the Boston IWW blog.

In our latest gesture of solidarity towards our fellow workers of United Steelworkers’ Local 8751, area IWW’s turned out for the school bus drivers’ rally on 6/18/15. We were joined by members of Harvard’s Student Labor Action Movement (SLAM). Boston’s school bus drivers face vicious attacks from the international conglomerate Veolia / Transdev, infamous for running segregated bus services in occupied Palestine, privatizing water to squeeze the poor, and union-busting.
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18 Jun 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
Video/ Photos-Boston May Day Rally-March
2015 may day downloads edit.jpgBoston, Mass. May 1, 2015:
The Boston May Day Committee organized a rally/ march on May Day-May1. About 100 labor/ immigrant/ anti-police violence protesters gathered on Boston Common from 12 -2pm.
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03 May 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
Over 200 Labor Union Construction Workers Protest in Quincy Center
Quincy.png200 labor union members protest in Quincy.
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01 May 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
Video: Transit Workers Rally to Defend Labor Union Rights at the MBTA - 27 April 2015
Hundreds rally on Boston Common in front of the State House.
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27 Apr 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
Labor Union Protest - State House Rally to Keep the T Public! Defend Union Workers! Monday, April 27 - 9:00 am State House Steps
Defend Labor Unions and Workers Rights!
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26 Apr 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
GE Labor Union Protest in Lynn - Workers Demand a Share of General Electric's $16 Billion in Profits
GE Work.png"Picket Lines Mean Don't Cross!"
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26 Apr 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
Photos-Video: Boston $15 An Hour WageAction Protest-4/ 14/ 2015
wage action boston 4-14-2015 (7).jpgBoston, Mass.-April 14, 2015:
About 4000 protesters held a rally and march through downtown Boston to demand at least $15 an hour wage for fast food and other underpaid workers.
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15 Apr 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
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