Portside Labor

Posted by Portside on September 24, 2017
People's World
Two unions, Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Motion Picture Editors Guild/IATSE Local 700 (MPEG) have announced that approximately 430 VICE Media employees have chosen to go union.
Posted by Portside on September 23, 2017
The Guardian
After London stripped the service of its license, stories from Austin, Alaska and Denmark offer a preview of what could be next for the city’s transportation.
Posted by Portside on September 21, 2017
In 1975. before PATCO, the Washington Post began the wave of union-busting that was to usher in the attack on labor across the country.  The story of the Pressmen's strike should not be forgotten.
Posted by Portside on September 20, 2017
TEAMSTERS JOINT Council 16, representing 120,000 Teamsters in 27 locals across the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Long Island, the Hudson Valley and Puerto Rico, has declared itself a "sanctuary union."
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
The New York Times
Roughly 2,750 unionized employees are carrying out the first strike at a Canadian auto assembly plant in 21 years in Ingersoll, Ontario.
Posted by Portside on September 18, 2017
Global Labour Column
The fight against precarious teaching jobs in higher education is global. With persistence, education workers can organize and win!
Posted by Portside on September 17, 2017
Hospitality union UNITE HERE represents more than 3,000 restaurant and hotel employees in the greater Houston area, and around 250 of its members have experienced “catastrophic losses,” according to Texas organizing director Danna Schneider. UNITE HERE arrived soon after Harvey made landfall, and the organization has since been delivering groceries and checking up on its members.