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In the WWE, Wrestlers Say Labor Abuses Are Everywhere

Tim Gill Jacobin
The WWE wrestlers who put their bodies through the ringer on a near-nightly basis lack basic control over their work and lives. Many know they need a union — but the barriers to forming one are steep.

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Sixties Radicals Recall Fighting Times in US Labor

Steve Early Portside
The University of Wisconsin at Madison was a hotbed of student radicalism in the 1960s. and left-wing activists there were among the first of their generation to organize around issues related to their own mis-treatment as workers.

Tidbits – Oct. 6, 2022 – Reader Comments: Women Protest Iran and US; Labor Organizing-Now Geico; Antisemitism; Unfinished Business of the New Deal; World Digital Library; Working Class Resurgence; Tell the Stories, Teach the History

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Reader Comments: Women Protest Iran and US; Labor Organizing-Now Geico; Antisemitism; Unfinished Business of the New Deal; World Digital Library; Working Class Resurgence; Tell the Stories, Teach the History; Cartoons; Resources; Announcements; more;

Tidbits – Sept. 22, 2022 – Reader Comments: Kidnapping Immigrants; Railroad Workers, Railroad Profits; Religion; Ukraine War; Sweden; My Revolutionary Inspiration, Barbara Ehrenreich; Frank Emspak, Troublemaker; the Worker-Led Upsurge; More..

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Reader Comments: Kidnapping Immigrants; Railroad Workers and Railroad Profits; Religion; Ukraine War; Sweden; My Revolutionary Inspiration, Barbara Ehrenreich; New Book: Frank Emspak, Troublemaker; The Worker-Led Upsurge: Amazon and Starbucks; more

How Zoomers Organized the First Chipotle Union

Jonah Furman Labor Notes
Of all the employers that have seen union drives over the past year, Chipotle—with 100,000 employees across 3,000 stores, and long-term plans to double its footprint in North America—is the most similar to Starbucks.
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