KENTUCKY: Miners Enter Sixth Week of Wildcat Strike

Photo: Miners and their families and supporters at protest camp site. By Larisa Shepitko It’s been over a month since the coal miners in Cumberland, Kentucky went on strike on July 29 demanding back pay and an end to abrupt lay-offs. The strike started with just a handful of men blocking the railroad where the coal train runs and has since rallied many more coal … Continue reading KENTUCKY: Miners Enter Sixth Week of Wildcat Strike

México: Los Revolucionarios Anuncia una Alerta General Para las Órdenes de Detención Hacia los Líderes de Sindicados

Este artículo es una traducción Foto: Trabajadores de salud rodean el presidente mexicano Andrés Manuel López Obrador en Tlacolula de Matamoros, protestando sus despidos injustificados y exigiendo la restitución. Por Ginés Los revolucionarios del Sol Rojo confirman en una alerta general que el gobierno de Oaxaca, la oficina del procurador del estado y el poder judicial del estado de Oaxaca han iniciado ataques nuevos y … Continue reading México: Los Revolucionarios Anuncia una Alerta General Para las Órdenes de Detención Hacia los Líderes de Sindicados

MEXICO: Revolutionaries Release General Alert for Arrest Warrants Against Trade Union Leaders

Photo: Healthcare workers surround Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Tlacolula de Matamoros, protesting their unjustified dismissal and demanding reinstatement By Ed Dalton Revolutionaries from Current of the People Red Sun (Sol Rojo), confirmed in a general alert that the Government of Oaxaca, the States Attorney General’s Office, and the Judicial Power of the State of Oaxaca have initiated new and deceptive attacks against … Continue reading MEXICO: Revolutionaries Release General Alert for Arrest Warrants Against Trade Union Leaders

LOS ANGELES: Reformist Leadership Clouds Future of Teachers’ Strike

By Alexeyia Morina The Los Angeles teachers’ strike kicked off on January 14th, led by nonprofit union United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and backed by over 34,000 teachers. The strike is demanding better pay for teachers, smaller class sizes, less testing, new hires of librarians, counselors, and nurses, and a moratorium on charter schools. These demands echo the spirit of those made 30 years ago during the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Reformist Leadership Clouds Future of Teachers’ Strike

Local Dollar Store Bought Up, Workers Get Sold Out

By Gabriel Roshan On September 17, Dollar Tree, the new owner of Family Dollar, decided to shut down the Charlotte-based headquarters and distribution center. Dollar Tree has already announced that they will be eliminating 200 positions. The distribution center employed 1,100 workers. The fate of the other 900 workers is in the hands of Dollar Tree. For the steep price of $9.1 billion in 2016, … Continue reading Local Dollar Store Bought Up, Workers Get Sold Out