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Boston telecom workers support Wall Street and Boston occupations
IBEW Local 2222 members voted at their monthly meeting on Oct. 5 to support the occupations opposed to corporate greed in New York and Boston's financial districts.
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08 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Open Statement: Whole Foods Must Sign a Community Benefits Agreement with Jamaica Plain
The Whose Foods? Coalition is deeply disappointed in Whole Foods’ dismissal of the Good Neighbor Agreement put forward by the JP Neighborhood Council last Wednesday. We were hopeful that a Good Neighbor Agreement would enable Whole Foods to benefit all of JP, the residents who want to shop there and the residents who cannot, those who would benefit from having their property values rise and those who would be pushed out by rent increases.
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13 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Labor
Labor Day March in Cambridge
SANY0065.JPGOn Monday September 5th, 2011, local union members and their supporters celebrated the power of united workers on Labor Day with a march down Cambridge's busiest street. At 10am, demonstrators gathered outside Cambridge City Hall and by 11am were marching north on Massachusetts Ave 1,000 strong.
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05 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Photo/Video Essay-Verizon Union Rally 8/4
protests-fox and verizon 8-4-11 032.jpgThousands of Union members held a rally thursday 8/4 at Verizon Boston offices. Verizon wotkers are now on strike as of 8/7.
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08 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Flash Mob Targets Hyatt Hotel
100_0532.JPGJuly 10, 2011 - Today at 5:00 PM, activists hit the Cambridge Hyatt with a flash mob protest to draw attention to the unfair labor practices of the hotel chain. Led by Boston Sass Attack, Boston's radical cheerleading squad, protesters performed a song and dance routine titled "Boycott Hyatt" to the tune of Beyonce's Single Ladies.
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10 Jul 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
History and Resistance on Blair Mountain
Blair Mountain, a crucial site of labor history, is being threatened by the disastrous process of Mountain Top Removal. People from around the country are marching in early June to raise awareness and save the mountain.
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31 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing
Flashmobs Support Florida Tomato Pickers Union
100_0439.JPGOn Sunday May 22, the radical cheerleading squad Boston Sass Attack led a flashmob tour of local grocery stores to draw attention to the struggle of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).Hitting two Stop and Shops and a Trader Joe's, the group conducted a choreographed dance routine set to a rewritten version of Britney Spears' "Hit Me Baby One More Time."

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74sll6kmsl4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEvi2eR782M
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23 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Temp Agency, EDA, joins with community group to support labor reform
Community groups representing immigrants, labor, faith, and workplace safety are pushing for legislation to reform temp agency practices. Today they have won over one temp agency to voluntarily follow new standards.
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23 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
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