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33 Zimbabwean Trade Unionists Arrested Ahead of Nation-wide Protests

People's Dispatch
Police assaulted union members before arresting the president and general secretary of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions. Unionists have accused current President Mnangagwa of trying to implement neoliberal policies in favour of big business.

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UPS Contract "Ratified"?

Dave Jamieson Huffington Post
UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway

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Steelworkers Demand Their Share of New Profits

Carl Green Labor Tribune
US Steel uses new profits from tariffs to attack union rights and conditions. USW Local 1899 charges that the future of the union is at stake in contract negotiations.

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Unions Show Support For Hotel Strike

Allison Schaefers Star Advertiser
Unions representing sheet metal workers, flight attendants and public service employees took steps Tuesday to support the 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii who were on their second day of a strike for higher wages and better benefits.

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Marriott Workers on Strike in Eight US Cities

Nancy Trejos USA Today
“There is no end date. It’s an indefinite strike until we achieve our demands,” says Anand Singh, president of the union's Local 2 in San Francisco.

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The Automation Charade

Astra Taylor Logic
Woman vacuuming. The rise of the robots has been greatly exaggerated. Whose interests does that serve?
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