labor struggle
Following wins in the private sector, NYC nurses shift fight to public sector hospitals

After over 7,000 NYC nurses went on strike and won historic agreements with private hospitals, nurses serving the poorest patients begin their fight

At least 12,000 NYC nurses poised to strike

Nurses that were hailed as heroes at the beginning of the pandemic are today facing chronic understaffing, inadequate pay, and threats to their healthcare benefits

Biggest academic strike in US history continues

Postdoctoral employees and academic researchers at the University of California have reached a tentative agreement with the UC system. However, will continue the strike action in solidarity with the 36,000 graduate student employees whose demands are yet to be met

The US Senate just voted to force rail workers to work without sick days

The Senate struck down a measure that would have provided rail workers with seven sick days, already a step down from the 15 sick days they were demanding

The strike by University of California student workers is entering its third week. What’s at stake?

Over 48,000 student workers are on strike for fair wages, support for parents, job security, and more. On Tuesday, the United Auto Workers, which is organizing the students, announced that the bargaining teams for Academic Researchers and Postdocs had secured tentative agreements

“We are building a union by any means necessary”: cross-sector union launched in the US south

Workers in the Southern United States are banding together to form the Union of Southern Service Workers to fight for higher wages, dignity, and against racism

Starbucks workers carry out their largest single-day strike

Workers organized under Starbucks Workers United are picketing outside of over 100 Starbucks locations across the US. They are protesting the corporation’s failure to meet workers at the bargaining table and adequately staff stores

Construction workers protest in Switzerland for rights and dignity

Construction workers across Switzerland are outraged at the work schedules and have been calling for a new contract which includes better wages, a fixed time schedule, and safer work conditions

Militant trade unionism makes a comeback in the UK

The Durham miners’ gala showcases the heritage of coal mining in the city and the rich working class traditions of militancy and trade unionism

NLRB files sweeping complaint against Starbucks for union-busting

Starbucks workers fighting for a nationwide union have won a major victory after the US government agency sided with workers against the company

Against all odds, workers win first Amazon union in US

The multi-billion dollar company waged a well-funded campaign against grassroots labor organizers, who, after a hard-fought struggle, successfully unionized a New York City warehouse