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ARGENTINA

The Battle at PepsiCo

July 13, 2017 | Workers are violently evicted from an occupation by the Macri government in defense of the US corporation, PepsiCo.

ARGENTINA

Workers Beat Back Goliath, Defend Factory Occupation

July 12, 2017 | Last night, PepsiCo workers defended the factory occupation and at least for the night, kept the police away. How did they do it?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

ARGENTINA

A Union of Class Struggle, a Tool for Ending Capitalist Exploitation

July 11, 2017 | The following excerpts from the Social Statute of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN - Ceramic Workers’ Union of Neuquén) demonstrate how to organize a democratic (...)

Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén

PEPSICO WORKERS

No Bread for Our Children, No Peace for Our Bosses

July 08, 2017 | Camilo Mones is a PepsiCo worker, member of the shop-floor committee within the factory and leader of the Bordó opposition caucus of the Food Industry Workers' Union (...)

Camilo Mones

INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY

Sign Petition in Solidarity with Workers Occupying PepsiCo Factory

July 07, 2017 | Sign the petition to support Argentine PepsiCo workers who are occupying their factory in defense of their jobs!

CUNY

Rally to Re-Hire Marisa Holmes!

July 07, 2017 | After Marisa Holmes was illegally fired from CUNY TV, union representatives, students and co-workers gathered to support the re-hiring of Holmes and the rights of all CUNY (...)

ARGENTINA

ARGENTINA: Action in Solidarity with PepsiCo Workers

July 05, 2017 | PepsiCo workers, students, and other sectors of the working class blocked a road in the center of Buenos Aires as part of the fight against the firing 600 PepsiCo (...)

Mira Craig-Morse

ARGENTINA

VIDEO: Action in Support of PepsiCo Workers

July 05, 2017 | Solidarity road block with PepsiCo workers who are currently occupying their factory in defense of their jobs.

NEW YORK

Re-Hire Marisa Holmes at CUNY TV!

July 01, 2017 | Marisa Holmes, a combative union member DC37 has been fired from her job at CUNY TV. Join an action to demand for Marisa to keep her job!

ARGENTINA

The Piquetero Movement and the Left

July 01, 2017 | The Partido Obrero of Argentina (Workers’ Party) recently published an astonishing article in its newspaper Prensa Obrera (Workers’ Press).This article has revived a long-standing debate about the (...)

Lucho Aguilar

ARGENTINA

Workers Occupy Factory to Keep their Jobs with PepsiCo

June 29, 2017 | 600 workers who were fired by PepsiCo are taking matters into their own hands and occupying the factory in Buenos Aires.

Mira Craig-Morse

ARGENTINA

Boycott Pepsi Products in Solidarity with Argentine Workers!

June 28, 2017 | Workers at a PepsiCo factory in Argentina occupied the factory to protect their jobs. Send photos in support and boycott PepsiCo and Lay's products!

LABOR MOVEMENT

May Day in a Bureaucratic Union

May 16, 2017 | Despite lip service to opposing Trump, CUNY’s Professional Staff Congress refused to organize a militant May Day.

Chris Natoli

BRAZIL

Brazilian General Strike Begins With Roadblocks and Police Repression

April 28, 2017 | There are pickets and roadblocks in cities around the country. In places like Sao Paulo and Rio, there has been repression. The Brazilian working class is fighting back against austerity and (...)

UNITED STATES

Support B&H Workers!

April 25, 2017 | B&H, a famous New York photo, video and audio store, is trying to close its Brooklyn warehouses. 300 workers could lose their jobs – all because they voted to join a union. But labor activists (...)

Wladek Flakin

LATIN AMERICA

General Strike Paralyzes French Guiana

April 01, 2017 | Guiana, the unofficial French colony in South America, has been paralyzed by strikes and mass protests since Monday, March 27th. The Guianan people are demanding an end to rising crime and (...)

Ivan Matewan

LABOR

AT&T Workers Fire Warning Shot Against the Company

March 25, 2017 | Earlier this week, 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California went on a one day strike against the company for unfair labor conditions.

Rohit Chandan

INTERVIEW

Woefully Understaffed, Maryland Nurses Fight to Unionize

March 14, 2017 | Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.

Suzanne Mintz

EUROPE

Spanish and International Unions Strike to Defend Spanish Dockworkers

March 09, 2017 | The conservative government of Spain has set in motion plans to scrap the current port labor system, which would force over six thousand dockworkers to be laid off over four years. In response, (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

Over Six Thousand Spanish Dockworkers’ Jobs Face the Axe

March 09, 2017 | Over six thousand Spanish dockworkers could be made redundant if the Spanish government abides by the demands of the European Commission to scrap the country’s current port labor (...)

Sean Robertson

SWEDEN

Swedish dockworkers do battle with APM Terminals

February 23, 2017 | Swedish dockworkers in the port of Gothenburg are in the midst of a long-running dispute with APM Terminals (APMT). This dispute between members of the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) and APMT (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

Swedish Dockworkers’ Union: Born Fighting Bosses and Bureaucrats

February 22, 2017 | The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) has been shaped by decades of rank and file rebellion, bureaucratic expulsions from a general transport union and a long history of international (...)

Sean Robertson

UNITED STATES

10,000 Immigrants Go On Strike in Milwaukee

February 14, 2017 | What would happen if the Trump administration really were to deport millions of undocumented workers from the US? Milwaukee, Wisconsin got a brief taste of that on Monday, the #DayWithoutLatinos. (...)

Wladek Flakin

UNITED STATES

The Unions Must Fight Against Right to Work!

February 02, 2017 | Republicans in Congress have introduced amendments to the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act today aimed at crippling the right to organize a union. Such national “Right-To-Work” (...)

John Leslie

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