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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.

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There Is No Replacement for a Safe and Fair Work Environment

Cesar Moreira Fortune.com
The bottling plant I work at just got acquired by investors who want to change the future of capitalism. Let’s see how they handle our immediate concerns. Private equity firm KKR acquired a majority stake in global beverage solutions company Refresco

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Black Worker Centers: Building Workplace Power in the Communities

Matthew Cunnington-Cook The American Prospect
Worker centers in general serve as a clearinghouse for workers’ needs when forming a union is all but impossible. Even in anti-union terrains, the centers have found ways to change public and corporate policies.

Wabtech Union in Erie Wins

Jessica Corbett Common Dreams
The senator and 2020 presidential candidate called the 90-day deal a win for workers "who are sick and tired of seeing their standard of living decline as a result of corporate greed."

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Labor's Last Stand

Garret Keizer Harper's Magazine
Unions must either demand a place at the table or be part of the meal

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Don't Make a Bad Deal Worse: UE Statement on Renegotiating NAFTA

UE General Executive Board United Electrical Workers Union (UE)
UE's General Executive Board denounced Trump's racist and jingoistic proposals for a renegotion of NAFTA and instead called for a new set of trade policies that prioritize workers common interests and relies on international solidarity as its cornerstone. Any renegotiation of NAFTA must be oriented around the improvement of workers’ lives and protection of the environment focused on those regions of the continent where conditions are the most desperate.
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