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Stand in Solidarity with the ILA

by December 24, 2012

“At the last gathering of the Southern Workers Assembly in Charleston, SC on December 7-9, 2012, during the Southern Human Rights Organizing Conference, we resolved to stand in solidarity with the ILA in its negotiations for a fair contract for its more than 14,000 members representing thousands more families and Read more »

Southern Workers Assembly 2012

by December 17, 2012

The Southern Workers Assembly was held in Charlotte, NC on Sept. 3, 2012 and brought together more than 300 mainly rank-n-file workers from throughout the South that were members of trade unions, worker organizations, worker centers, loose groups of workers seeking to organize, along with allies.

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 »

Memphis Students and Workers Fight for Union Rights and a Living Wage

by November 1, 2012

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 »