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A Labor Based Movement for Medicare for All

Source: Blog Post | Blog | Issues | The Sanders Institute Michael Lighty. CNA. Advertisements
Talking Union · 2W ago

Statement from the DSA Labor Commission Steering Committee on West Virginia Teachers Strike

March 8, 2018 This Tuesday, through collective action and solidarity, West Virginia’s public school teachers and support staff won a 5% pay raise for themselves and all state workers, a free...
Talking Union · 2W ago

What You Can Do To Support West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

  There is a full-on rebellion in West Virginia. 20,000 teachers and school support employees have been on strike for a week over wages and health care. Since Wednesday, when workers decided...
Talking Union · 3W ago

West Virginia Teachers Are Showing How Unions Can Win Power Even If They Lose Janus

Source: West Virginia Teachers Are Showing How Unions Can Win Power Even If They Lose Janus
Talking Union · 3W ago

Janus is Designed to Cripple Unions

JANUS ARGUMENTS: The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that could shrink the coffers of public-employee unions by as much as two thirds if – as expected...
Talking Union · 4W ago

Working People’s Day of Action

Have you heard about the Working People’s Day of Action this Saturday, 2/24? Join DSA’s Democratic Socialist Labor Commission to affirm the right to strong worker organizations and to protec...
Talking Union · 1M ago

Statewide Teachers Strike Planned for West Virginia

Caity Coyne  February 17, 2018 Charleston Gazette-Mail School teachers and service personnel from all 55 counties will participate in West Virginia’s first statewide walkout on Thursday and ...
Talking Union · 1M ago

How Unions Protect the Undocumented

Brooke Anderson/Creative Commons Members of UNITE HERE Local 2 march in San Franciso David Bacon Labor historian Fred Glass, looking at the impact of immigration on California’s labor moveme...
Talking Union · 1M ago

Stamford Hotel Workers Show How to Transform Our Unions and Rebuild the Labor Movement

By Andrew Tillett-Saks,    Hilton workers and supporters after one of the workers’ daily actions inside the hotel. (Photo: Unite Here Local 217) It’s Saturday afternoon in December 2017 at t...
Talking Union · 1M ago


by Derek Blackadder The big Canadian story so far this year is the decision by Unifor, the country’s largest private sector union, to leave the Canadian Labour Congress or CLC, the national ...