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Workers struggle forces international rulings on public sector collective bargaining rights ban

by August 16, 2013

No More Trayvon Martins or George Zimmermans – Organize the South!

by August 8, 2013
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Southern Workers Assembly statement: The Southern Workers Assembly (SWA), along will millions across the U.S. and internationally are outraged by the Sanford, Florida court’s no guilty verdict of George Zimmerman, the racial profiler, stalker and murderer of unarmed, and innocent young Trayvon Martin. This unjust verdict is part of a Read more »

Southern Workers Assembly: A Rank-and-file Call to Action for Labor to Mobilize to Join the Front Line Struggle

by May 19, 2013
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Starting in late April and continuing into July, several thousand people from across North Carolina, lead by Rev. William Barber II, President of the NC NAACP have marched every Monday into the state legislative building in Raleigh and packed the rotunda. Over 600 people at the various actions blocked Read more »

FLOC and allies March on Reynolds Shareholders Meeting and Demand the Company do More Than Talk

by May 18, 2013
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Farmworkers and their supporters turned out in full force on May 9 at the Reynolds American 2013 Shareholders Meeting.  At one of the largest and most energetic events since the beginning of the campaign, over 300 people including labor, clergy, students, and community allies rallied and marched through the city calling Read more »

Georgia Teamster sanitation workers organize and vote to strike

by March 12, 2013
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Sanitation workers in McDonough, Ga., walk out By Dianne Mathiowetz on April 28, 2013 An important labor strike is happening in McDonough, Ga., just south of Atlanta. Workers at Republic Services/Allied Waste are members of Teamsters Local 728 who won their election in 2011. They began an unfair labor practices Read more »