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Strikes and a Boycott Win a Better Deal From Macy’s

Lisa Xu Labor Notes
Local 3000 is the largest local in the UFCW with 50,000 members in grocery, retail, and health care. It has been the most prominent local advocating reform of the union, backing the campaign by Essential Workers for Democracy (EW4D).

King Dream Rooted in Labor’s Rising

Bob Hennelly InsiderNJ
This Martin Luther King Day comes just weeks after a year that’s been dubbed ‘the year of the strike’ because in 2023 there were well over 300 such work stoppages involving 450,000 union workers willing to take the risk of walking out . . .

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Strikes in 2023

Drew DeSilver Pew Research Center
2023 saw some of the biggest, hardest-fought labor disputes in recent decades

Tidbits – Dec. 28, 2023 – Reader Comments: Trump-Haley-MAGA GOP Embrace Slavery-Fascism; Israeli War Crimes; Migrants and Immigration; Reader Response to Police Reform; Maestro Does Disservice; March on Washington for Gaza-Jan 13; More…

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Reader Comments: Trump-Haley-MAGA GOP Embrace Slavery-Fascism; Israeli War Crimes; Migrants and Immigration; Reader Response to Police Reform; Maestro Does Disservice; March on Washington for Gaza-Jan 13; more Announcements; Cartoons;

A New Class Consciousness

Andrew Elrod Dissent
There is unquestionably a new force undergirding the labor market: a new class consciousness. But leaving neoliberalism behind will require sustained collective action among millions of unorganized workers.
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