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Posts tagged strike

Sep 11
The people united.  Chicago Teachers Union strike. Monday September 10, 2012.  Image from Chicago Jobs With Justice on facebook

The people united.  Chicago Teachers Union strike. Monday September 10, 2012.  Image from Chicago Jobs With Justice on facebook


Sep 21

#1u Tomorrow Sept 22nd, Largest Nurses’ #Strike in U.S. History

Pent up frustrations from more than 23,000 registered nurses at 34 Northern and Central California hospitals will explode to the surface in a one-day strike on September 22.   from Alternet


Aug 19
I see non-corporate-persons. 
“For nearly two weeks, Verizon employees have stood hand in hand in defiance against Verizon in an effort to get the giant corporation to bargain in good faith. Currently, there are nearly 45,000 striking union members, who have not received a paycheck since the strike began.” from GlobalProv.com
 

I see non-corporate-persons. 

For nearly two weeks, Verizon employees have stood hand in hand in defiance against Verizon in an effort to get the giant corporation to bargain in good faith. Currently, there are nearly 45,000 striking union members, who have not received a paycheck since the strike began.” from GlobalProv.com

 


Jul 7

One speech by TUC head Brendan Barber might have sounded familiar in Wisconsin or Ohio:

“The burden of deficit reduction is being piled unfairly on to millions of low- and medium-paid public sector workers who did nothing to cause the crash.”….

 

Even the doctors’ union, the staid British Medical Association, voted overwhelmingly at its recent convention to ballot for “all forms of industrial action” if the government does not retreat on pensions.

Britain’s public employees will soon be joining their European counterparts in escalating labor unrest.  More from 

British Strike Begins Drive to Save Public Pensions

at labornotes



Jul 3
UK June 30 strike 

UK June 30 strike 


Jun 30
Meanwhile, in the UK… More info @ Mirror

Meanwhile, in the UK… More info @ Mirror


An estimated 750,000 workers struck today in the UK. Wisconsin sent a message: “At the rally, a message of support was read out from the Teaching Assistants Association of Wisconsin, in the US.

It read, “The union makes us strong. When we stand together, when we fight together, we win together.” “

from Socialist Worker Online

shared with me by @Wiscairo

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