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Category: Worker’s Rights

May 21
Volvo Truck workers in Virginia demanding full contract

Rank-and-file Volvo workers in Dublin, Virginia, are demanding the release of the full contract after the United Auto Workers announced that its negotiators had reached another deal, this time for a six-year labor agreement covering the nearly 3,000 workers at the New River Valley plant. The UAW Local 2069 bargaining committee released a statement Thursday...

Jan 22
Teamsters rush to end strike as support grows for Hunts Point warehouse workers in New York City

The union indicated Thursday it intends to cut a sell-out deal with the produce market companies. Read More

Jan 21
New York City workers demand action to defend Hunts Point strikers

Teachers, transit and other workers in New York City denounced Tuesday’s police attack on striking warehouse workers and are calling for unified action to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty wages. Read More

Jan 19
Workers at New York City produce market launch first strike since 1986

Drivers and warehouse workers at Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market, the largest produce market in the world, are striking against inadequate protections during the pandemic and management’s refusal to raise their hourly wage by one dollar. Read More

Jan 07
COVID-19 infections out of control at Cricklewood Bus Garage! For a walkout and strike action to save lives!

At least 12 staff have been diagnosed with COVID in recent days, including up to ten bus drivers, a manager and the garage’s full time Unite Health and Safety Rep Read More

Jan 06
Australia: Chinese immigrant meatworkers locked out after protesting alleged assault

The meatworkers’ union acted as strike-breaker, shutting down the Chinese workers’ principled act of solidarity with their victimised colleague. Read More

Dec 25
Seven U.S. lawmakers write to Pompeo on farmers’ protest in India

India has maintaned that the matter pertains to the internal affairs of a democratic country. Read More Google News – Search

Dec 24
No to forced work amid raging pandemic! All non-essential production must be shutdown with full compensation to workers!

Factories, tea estates and government institutions are now dangerous hotbeds for COVID-19, a situation caused by the Rajapakse government’s defence of corporate profits. World Socialist Web Site – Marxist analysis, international working class struggles & the fight for socialism Read More

Dec 24
Dec 22
Washington D.C. teachers union reaches agreement with Democratic mayor to reopen schools

The deal reached last week entails the broad reopening of schools in which teachers could be required to return to in-person teaching. World Socialist Web Site – Marxist analysis, international working class struggles & the fight for socialism Read More

Dec 18
Stanford hospital erupts in protest after vaccine plan leaves out residents [Updated]

Only 0.5% of the medical residents at Stanford are in on the first round of shots. Read More

Dec 18
Reject the SEIU sellout: Mobilize the working class to defend HCA nurses in southern California!

With the pandemic spreading out of control and California hospitals strained beyond capacity by the flood of nearly 20,000 COVID-19 patients, including at least 3,500 in ICUs, nurses in Southern California have taken a stand to demand safe staffing levels and protections that are critical to save the lives of health care workers and patients...

Dec 18
Shut down the auto industry to save lives until a vaccine is available to all! Full compensation for all workers!

Just as no soldier wants to be the last one shot before a peace treaty, there is no justification for any further deaths to build Jeeps or F-150s while millions of people wait to be vaccinated. World Socialist Web Site – Marxist analysis, international working class struggles & the fight for socialism Read More