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Statement of Solidarity from Eastern Region Executive Board

by November 30, 2012

Greetings of Solidarity! We bring this exciting message following our historic Southern Workers Assembly on September 3rd – Labor Day in Charlotte, NC. Despite the criticisms voiced by many of the big unions against the Democratic Party holding its Democratic National Convention in North Carolina because it bans collective bargaining Read more »

Ninth Bi-Annual Southern Human Rights Organizers’ Conference

by November 10, 2012
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Join human rights and social justice activists, students, youth faith leaders, workers, and union leaders in Charleston! A two-part Southern Workers Assembly Strategic Planning meeting will be held at SHROC. This meeting will further tighten up the SWA and map out next steps to become an active and Read more »

Southern Workers build power!

by November 1, 2012
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Memphis Students and Workers Fight for Union Rights and a Living Wage


October 9, 2012 This report comes to us from the USAS Campus Worker Justice Tour, a series of visits to campuses around the country where students and workers are fighting back against corporate outsourcing and the exploitation of campus workers. By Vanlyn Ramsay and Jeffrey Lichtenstein Where We’ve Been Workers at the University Read more »

Southern labor hosts assembly: “Build a workers’ alliance!”

by September 29, 2012
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By Dante Strobino on September 13, 2012 Charlotte, N.C. — Over 300 Southern workers, trade unionists and community allies gathered for the Southern Workers Assembly on Sept. 3, Labor Day, the opening day of the Democratic National Convention. The Wedgewood Baptist Church was packed and supporters had to stand Read more »