The unanimous vote calls attention to growing crisis around catering workers’ wages, healthcare amid a booming airline industry.
We call on American Airlines to act now to ensure fair pay and benefits for these workers.
January 26, 2018
Commemorating the 1968 “I AM” Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike
Fifty years later, North Carolinians are coming together to remember the strikers with a National Moment of Silence on February 1st and a special event featuring William “Bill” Lucy at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, February 4th in Greensboro.
North Carolinians can help Verizon workers stand one-day longer, one-day stronger by donating online in any amount to the Solidarity Fund.
April 10, 2015
We go on strike April 15th!
On April 15, we will be standing up, speaking out and fighting for fair pay at the MASSIVE rallies around the globe for the Fight for $15. Stand with us!
Check out this great mini-documentary on low-wage worker organizing in the South to learn what it’s all about, with strike footage and interviews with fast food workers and labor and civil rights leaders.
January 24, 2014
McDonald’s ‘right to work’ wrongs
Senior supervisors at McDonald’s thought they could use ‘right to work’ to intimidate this volunteer strike supporter. It didn’t work.
December 13, 2013
Recap of Dec. 5th Fast Food Strike
Fast food strikes are for our future, for our families, and for rebuilding the middle class.
November 22, 2013
Black Friday protests loom as Walmart hits a new low
Join Walmart workers on November 29 to call for decent wages, not handouts, poverty pay, threats and retaliation.
August 16, 2013
Fast food workers strike against greed, immorality of low-wages
Paying less than a living wage for full time work is immoral.
November 29, 2012
Unprecedented: Black Friday at Walmart
Walmart workers made history last Friday by pulling off on one of the biggest shopping days of the year what Josh Eidelson, writing for The Nation, called “the largest-ever US strike against the largest employer in the world.”
April 5, 2012
Boeing machinists on strike at Seymour Johnson
Boeing machinists at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base are on strike.
September 17, 2010
Victory for Mott’s Workers
3-month strike ends with new contract Good news from the AFL-CIO Blog: More than three months after walking out, the 300-plus workers at Mott’s upstate New York applesauce plant declared victory after ratifying a new contract yesterday. The workers will return to work on Monday, Sept. 20, on what would have been the 121st day of the […]
June 30, 2010
Mott’s Workers Need Your Support
Corporate greed has a new poster child The very profitable food & beverage company, the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) and its President and CEO, Larry Young, apparently are trying to win the race for greediest corporation. DPS made $555 million in net profit for 2009, has profited each of the last five years, and […]
April 1, 2009
Strike Ends, Union Declares Victory in Moncure
Machinists of Local W369 to return to work From the IAM web site: Striking members of Local W369 in Moncure, North Carolina, will return to work at Moncure Plywood with their contract and their dignity intact after ratifying a new three-year contract that preserves seniority rights and sharply restricts the amount of forced overtime employees […]