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‘Passion Doesn’t Pay the Rent’ – HarperCollins Workers Strike!

Steve Wishnia LaborPress.org
One picketer’s sign riffed on Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, which HarperCollins publishes. “Where the Wild Things Are Underpaid,” it read, with drawings of Max’s sailboat and one of the monsters he encounters.

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The Real-Life Auto Strike Behind the Runaway Netflix Hit Squid Game

Minsun Ji Labor Notes
Scene from the Netflix show:  Individuals in green outfits kneeling on the floor. Squid Game’s hero, the fired union activist, represents the triumph of humanity and solidarity even against the brutal odds of capitalism. This animating principle of the labor movement is artistically portrayed in Squid Game’s vivid imaginarium.

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AT&T Workers Start 3-Day Strike in Contract Impasse

Noam Scheiber New York Times
Workers are also frustrated that they are being asked to pay more of their health-insurance costs, he added, and that changes in retail workers’ commissions have limited or reduced their take-home pay. As part of its next contract, the union wants to bar AT&T from changing its commission structure unilaterally.
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