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For posts before June 2012, please follow these links to our archives.

A Historic CUNY Labor Contract

Luke Elliott-Negri Gotham Gazette
This is one of two contrasting viewpoints posted to Portside Labor today about the PSC (AFT) tentative agreement with CUNY, covering 30,000 faculty (including 12,000 adjuncts), professional and graduate employees.

The PSC-CUNY Contract—The Case For Voting NO

Charlie Post Portside Labor
This is one of two contrasting viewpoints posted to Portside Labor today about the PSC (AFT) tentative agreement with CUNY, covering 30,000 faculty (including 12,000 adjuncts), professional and graduate employees.

The Massive Teacher Strike in Chicago Is Finally Over

Edwin Rios Mother Jones
The Chicago Teachers' strike is over. Union President Jesse Sharkey said they won "...real changes for our students and school communities." The tentative agreement would put a nurse and a social worker in every school.

“A Union Is an Equalization of Power”

An Interview with Taylor Moore Jacobin
Taylor Moore was fired from Kickstarter for trying to unionize. We spoke to him about the crowdfunding company’s union-busting campaign, the promise of tech worker activism, and the importance of democracy in digital platforms.