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Mississippi union organizers at Nissan vow to fight on

by August 10, 2017
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Mississippi union organizers at Nissan vow to fight on Company threatened workers By Martha Grevatt posted on August 9, 2017 In July, union organizers at the Canton, Miss., Nissan vehicle assembly plant took a historic step toward becoming the first unionized plant of a foreign auto company in the U.S. Read more »

Charleston healthcare workers rally at MUSC

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Charleston healthcare workers rally at MUSC

SWA Summer 2017 Newsletter

by July 28, 2017
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In This Edition: Mississippi auto workers on road to historic union vote Southern Workers School converges in Atlanta to “build cadre” to organize the South HEALTH CARE IN CRISIS – Emergency: Dead on Arrival in Georgia United Campus Workers Fights Massive Read more »

With FLOC’s help, Sweet Potato Farmworkers Win a Union Contract

by December 15, 2016
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In 2014, four members of FLOC courageously spoke out against issues at Burch Farms in Faison North Carolina, exposing violations that many of their coworkers were too afraid to speak about. They filed a lawsuit for multiple types of wage theft and other labor violations.  Last month, the FLOC members Read more »

Virginia Workers Push Back Right-To-Work (for less) at Voting Booth

by December 14, 2016

By Southern Workers Assembly On November 8, a ballot initiative that would have put the state’s right-to-work (for less) status in the state constitution was defeated in Virginia thus securing an important victory for poor and working people everywhere. If approved, the measure known as Constitutional Amendment Number 1, would Read more »