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Immigrant Workers Strike in Somerville, Need Help
Somerville, MA- Over 400 immigrant workers of Angelica Textile Services in Somerville initiated a strike on Thursday, December 10th at 11:00 am.
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12 Dec 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor : Social Welfare
Racism at Harvard
Rally for Ravi Raj!
Thurs. 10/29, 12 noon
1737 Cambridge St (aka CGIS Knafel Building)
Cambridge MA

Read on for the details of Ravi's case.
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28 Oct 2009 | Filed under: Announcement / Labor : Race
Photos/Video Oct. 1 Labor March For Jobs
New_New_Labor Union March Oct 1 2009 Boston 002.jpgBoston, Mass. Oct. 1, 2009:
About a thousand labor/ union activists rallied and marched through downtown Boston. their demands-stop corporate greed, save our jobs.
Oct. 1, 2009 was the one year anniversary of the Wall Street economic meltdown.
Sponsored by Mass. AFL-CIO, Jobs With Justice, as well as unions such as IBEW and SEIU.
video at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dNKYHqqLjs
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02 Oct 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor
Corporations get bailed out, we get laid off...Boston workers to march and rally against a "jobless recovery"
The Massachusetts jobless rate is now at 9.1 percent and rising. Workers are increasingly frustrated by the mentality of "corporate greed" that has taken over their employers and the failure of our politicians and policy makers to address the growing jobs crisis.
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29 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor
Michael Moore’s Movie ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ a Must See
capitalism.pngMichael Moore’s movie, ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ will be a shocking revelation to the millions of Americans who believe in capitalism; however, socialists will understand that ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ does not reveal the ultimate danger and damage that capitalism is wreaking on the working class and world economies on a global scale.
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22 Sep 2009 | Filed under: Commentary / Labor
Community Protests Deutsche Bank
Deutsche.pngBOSTON – Equipped with megaphones, banners, and golf clubs, nearly 100 community members “teed off” at Deutsche Bank’s gala dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel on Boylston Street. In the early evening of September 2, Boston-area labor and housing activists—representing such groups as City Life/Vida Urbana, Jobs with Justice, Mass Alliance of HUD Tenants, Community Labor United, Mass Alliance Against Predatory Lending and the SEIU—demonstrated at the dinner, which kicked off the bank’s annual PGA golf championship.
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07 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor : Organizing : Social Welfare
Employee Free Choice supporters blast Rite Aid with new report on company's union busting at West Coast warehouse
IMG_5689.JPGSupporters urging passage of the Employee Free Choice Act took to the streets on Monday to back warehouse workers at Rite Aid's massive distribution center in Lancaster, California. They released a new Jobs with Justice report about how management there has aggressively interfered in workers' freedom to form a union.

The 12-page report: "Rite Aid, Oliver J. Bell & Associates, and the Case for the Employee Free Choice Act" documents how management employed union busters and violated labor laws. Last year, the National Labor Relations Board was prepared to charge Rite Aid with 49 unfair labor practice charges before the cases were settled out of court.
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11 Aug 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor
A Cure for an Ailing Economy: Taxing the Rich
TaxTheRich.pngHealthcare isn’t the only social ill in the U.S. that needs a serious remedy. The list is long and growing: state budget crises, unemployment, infrastructure, education, housing, food assistance, etc. These are all things that must be paid for, but the money seems to be in short supply. When a country is in as much debt as the U.S., – $12 trillion and counting — the tasks at hand seem all but unachievable.

And this is exactly what many politicians would like you to believe.
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11 Aug 2009 | Filed under: Commentary / Labor
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