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The Southern Workers Assembly (SWA) is a network of local unions, worker organizations, and organizing committees, committed to building rank-and-file democratic social movement unionism in the South.

Southern Workers Fight for Medicare for All

The Southern Workers Assembly is building a workers-led, Southern movement for Medicare for All.

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News & Updates

During Election rush, Workers School lifts up Southern organizing

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...

SWA Affiliates Across US South Support Striking Verizon Workers!

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...

Southern Workers Assembly pledges solidarity with Verizon workers strike

Verizon workers helped the company make $39 billion in profits over the last three years—and $1.8 billion a month in profits over the first three months of 2016. But that’s not enough for Verizon. The company’s greed knows no bounds. While the company continues to...

Southern workers converge to organize the South

Southern workers converge to organize the South   Raleigh, N.C. — Longshore workers from Charleston, S.C. Hospital workers from El Paso, Texas. Diesel engine parts manufacturing workers from Rocky Mount, N.C. State mental health workers from Petersburg, Va. Farm...