Posts Tagged: u.s. working class

Google walkout draws hundreds in Seattle, thousands worldwide

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On November 1, Google employees around the world staged a coordinated walkout to demand that Google take meaningful steps to end sexual harassment in ...

Part two: Low-wage Disney workers expose issues facing workers across country

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As reported here on October 14, Disneyland workers celebrated a huge triumph for labor in September when they voted for a contract that significantly ...

Bosses: Clean Up Your Act! Laundry Workers Center fights for worker power

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Minimum wage. Overtime pay. Appropriate protective gear. These were the demands that workers at TYS Laundromat in East Harlem fought for – and won.

Salt Lake City program to ‘help’ homeless gives $34 million to cops

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In July, 2017 the homeless population of Salt Lake City—especially in the Rio Grande neighborhood—reached an an all-time high. 

Has the current industrial cycle ‘boom’ entered its ‘critical phase’?

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On Oct. 10, a day investors may soon refer to as “Black Wednesday,” the U.S. stock market, as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, plunge...

Amazon gives workers 13 percent more pay for 50 percent more work

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Amazon workers are now being paid less for the work they do even with the wage increase.

PSL: Standing in solidarity with National Prison Strike

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A round-up of PSL actions in solidarity with the National Prison Strike.

Activists in solidarity with Prison Strike speak out against Bristol County Jail and sheriff

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On Sept. 8, 30 activists and organizers rallied outside Bristol County Jail, Rhode Island.

UNITE HERE Local 26 holds massive picket to gear up for potential strike

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The demonstration ended with workers chanting “We’ll be back, we’ll be back!”

Workers at ABQ sports bar fight sexual harassment and retaliation

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The owners and managers who profit off of this exploitation and relish in their freedom to mistreat and harass their women workers face few if any con...