Portside Labor

Posted by Portside on March 9, 2017
il manifesto
Although the feminist revolution could have crushed the patriarchy and capitalism, the corresponding political movement was fatally fragmented from ts inception because of the breadth of its themes. But yesterday's international women’s strike recombined the spirit of the movement in a vision that encompasses everything: sexual and reproductive self-determination, job insecurity, migration, femicide and male violence, sexism, racism and homophobia.
Posted by Portside on March 8, 2017
New York Daily News
"Graduate workers at Columbia University got a win Tuesday from the National Labor Relations Board in Brooklyn, which upheld their recent vote to join a union."
Posted by Portside on March 7, 2017
Democrat & Chronicle
New York's unionized workforce has remained fairly steady over the past decade — giving the state by far the largest percentage of union members of any state and bucking national declines in union membership.
Posted by Portside on March 6, 2017
Glamour News and Politics
We have to answer the cries of people who want elected leaders to do something different. They want to be treated fairly and they need a political party who represents them. It’s shameful that the elites have one-and-a-half political parties. Working class men and women have zero parties—or they have half a party. That’s what upset's progressives. I hope the DNC takes a different turn and restore the party’s integrity. I’m hopeful, but won't hold my breath.
Posted by Portside on March 5, 2017
The Atlantic
Declines in manufacturing employment are shaping the structure of the American family.
Posted by Portside on March 4, 2017
Working In These Times
Now Nissan workers are experiencing the brunt of those intimidation tactics, the Mississippi Alliance organizing this week's demonstration at Canton claims. Its website is filled with examples of unfair treatment. Signs at a recent protest organized by the UAW proclaimed, "Labor rights are civil rights."
Posted by Portside on March 1, 2017
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Monica Thammarath, APALA 1st Vice President and Senior Liaison at the National Education Association, added: “The Trump effect is real; white supremacy is endangering our families and friends. We’re seeing more incidents of hate against communities of South Asian – or those perceived to be – descent. It’s clear that more than ever we need to resist, organize, and fight back against any and all attempts that puts our lives at risk.”