Trade unions
Waffle House workers win major raise after months of campaigning

Waffle House workers are celebrating the announcement as a victory as a result of struggle and vow to continue fighting for 25 dollars per hour

One of the largest unions in the United States just called for a ceasefire in Gaza

The Service Employees International Union, which boasts two million members, joined a growing section of the US labor movement in calling for a ceasefire in Gaza

Argentine courts grant union’s request and suspend Milei’s labor reform

The measures are part of a “decree” announced by the far-right president in December

United Auto Workers calls for ceasefire in Gaza

One of the largest unions in North America adds its voice to the call for a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine on the first day that Israel resumed its attacks on Gaza

On day of historic strike in São Paulo, thousands rally against privatization

The crowd protested outside Alesp, while deputies discussed Sabesp’s concession plan to the private sector

“The working class in Europe is alive:” Peter Mertens

Peter Mertens of the Workers’ Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA) talks about how the working class movement in Europe is gaining strength and what role international solidarity plays in strengthening it

“Tories Out!”: Thousands protest Conservative Party conference in Manchester

Anti-racism and anti-war groups, trade unions, climate activists, and NHS workers participated in a demonstration s cost of living skyrockets in the UK

We can do better than the Sustainable Development Goals model

In this interview, Vijay Prashad points out how summits on sustainable development goals often end with only calls for increasing funding which serves merely as band-aid. Ending hunger, poverty, and the other crises of our time requires greater political will and structural changes

“Big Three” Auto workers vote to strike by 97%

Over 144,000 workers are set to strike on September 14 if negotiations with their employers, the car manufacturers General Motors, Stellantis, and Ford, fail. The union has already employed the tactic of practice pickets at auto plants in Detroit, Michigan and Louisville, Kentucky

UAW workers strike vote The United Auto Workers are redefining what is possible for US labor

With radical demands such as a 32-hour workweek, the UAW contract campaign is bringing “class warfare” back to labor negotiations. Workers are set to vote this week on authorizing a potential strike

UPS Teamsters vote yes on historic contract

UPS workers vote yes on the contract negotiated in July by an overwhelming majority, enshrining major victories

Teamsters win their agreement: Why is it historic and what’s next?

After scaring the capitalist class with a 350,000-worker strike threat, Teamsters have already pivoted to organizing Amazon workers