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Fight for $15 stages national strike, civil disobedience across US and South

by December 14, 2016
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By Ben Carroll, Raise Up On November 29, fast food and low wage workers in over 300 cities across the US and the South went on strike demanding at least $15/hour and the right to form a union at McDonalds and other fast food restaurants. They were joined in these Read more »

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During Election rush, Workers School lifts up Southern organizing

by August 17, 2016
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During Election rush, Workers School lifts up Southern organizing By Dante Strobino Raleigh, N.C. Workers from 12 Southern cities, several workplaces and a number of unions gathered here for the Southern Workers School over the Aug. 5-7 weekend to continue their study of the political economy of the Southern region Read more »

SWA Affiliates Across US South Support Striking Verizon Workers!

by May 12, 2016
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This week members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and International¬†Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are heading into their second month on strike against the greedy Verizon corporation. These courageous 40,000 union members are on strike from Virginia to¬†Massachusetts. In an outrageous move, on May 1 (May Day), Verizon Read more »

Low wage workers strike from coast to coast, across US South

by November 19, 2015
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A wave of strikes and protests by low-wage workers fighting for a $15 minimum hourly wage and a union swept the U.S. on Nov. 10, and made this the largest day of action ever as this movement enters its third year. From Boston to Los Angeles; Seattle to Chicago; New Read more »