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Let Siham Biyah Come Home! No Deportations!
bostonmarchjusticeforsihana180122.jpgOn January 27, hundreds of defenders of immigrant rights from many leftist organizations, labor unions, churches and sanctuary networks rallied in Boston to protest the deportation of Siham Byah. A prominent Occupy Boston activist and single mother, Byah was grabbed by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) police last November 7, torn from her son, beaten in a local jail, driven to Virginia and then deported to Morocco. The Class Struggle Education League, based in Lowell, Mass. and New Hampshire participated in the protest, emphasizing the importance of mobilizing the power of workers action to stop the I.C.E. deportation machine. It also noted the parallel to the struggle against slave-catchers under the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act, a battle which came to a head in Boston and set the stage for the U.S. Civil War. The CSEL is undertaking joint work with the Internationalist Group.
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05 Feb 2018 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Labor
1,200 Tufts Medical Center Nurses - Strike and Lock-Out - 12 July - 17 July (Massachusetts Nurses Association)
Tufts Nurses on strike.jpg12 July 2017

BOSTON - The 1,200 registered nurses at Tufts Medical Center, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are prepared to return to caring for their patients at 7 a.m. Thursday, July 13 following the conclusion of their one-day strike for safe patient care, fair retirement benefits and market competitive wages.
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18 Jul 2017 | Filed under: News / Labor
Boston Tuft's Nurses On Strike for Higher Pay and Better Patient Care
Tufts Nurse.jpg13 July 2017

The Massachusetts Nurses Association has announced a strike after negotiations with Tufts Medical Center fell apart. The nurses felt betrayed as they walked off the job in hopes of securing better pay and more staff.

Some nurses felt like the hospital’s administration forced them to this point. The negotiations between the hospital administration and the MNA ultimately failed.
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13 Jul 2017 | Filed under: News / Labor
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
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