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imageRochester Labor Council Calls For General Strike If Trump Refuses to Abide By Election Res
by Labor Video Project
The Rochester Labor Council called for a national general strike if Trump does not abide by the election results. The president of the Council Dan Moloney is interviewed about why they support this action....
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:22PM
imageProfit Over Lives At JBS: Covid, OSHA and Life & Death With UFCW 7 President Kim Cordova
by Labor Video Project
Kim Cordova, president of UFCW 7 talks about the deaths of eight JBS meat plant workers in Greeley, Colorado from Covid-19. She discusses the failure of OSHA to protect the workers and why her union, the workers and community are protesting at the Denver OSHA office....
Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:16AM
textJob guarantee for COVID-pandemic victims by Simon Theurl and Dennis Tamesberg
A job guarantee for the long-term unemployed is needed. A sufficient number of jobs must be created. This is where politics is needed. The quality and range of public services can be improved. Long-term unemployment is a market failure. People who want to work cannot find a job....
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:09AM
imageNew Orleans Sanitation Workers Strike, Union Busting, Convict Labor & Labor Solidarity
by Pacifica
A panel was held on the strike of New Orleans striking sanitation workers who went out in May for PPE, health and safety and $15.00 an hour. Included on the panel were strikers and also supporters in Seattle and Tacoma who have been picketing the corporate owner of the contractor Metro which employed the workers. This company brought in convict labor to bust the strike....
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:15PM
imageNational nurse survey reveals devastating impact of reopening too soon
by National Nurses United
Photo: NNU press conference to release results of first national nurse survey - March 5, 2020...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:04PM
imageSinging Out & Standing Up For Freedom! Group Yorum Banned & Repressed By The Government
This documentary is about Group Yorum band from Turkey and their music of struggle against the system. They have been banned and repressed by the government....
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:07PM
imageUnited Airlines threatens to axe 36,000 jobs
by Steve Filips (WSWS Repost)
In the interest of profit, United Airlines seems to be taking former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's infamous words to heart: "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste."...
Posted: Thu Jul 9, 2020 12:34PM
imageWorkWeek On Police Unions, Police Terror, The AFL-CIO And Labor
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek looks at the role of the police, police terror, labor and the AFL-CIO. The police have been expelled from the MLK Jr. Labor Council in Seattle after a debate and participants discuss the issue. Also WorkWeek looks at termination of Chicago ATU 241 bus driver and Executive Board member Erek Slater....
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:44AM
imagePostal Workers caravan delivers 2 million ‘Save USPS’ petitions to Washington
by Mark Gruenberg
WASHINGTON—[June 23] Snaking its way from the Washington Navy Yard to the U.S. Senate, a caravan of cars driven by Postal Workers delivered petitions with two million names on them, demanding lawmakers enact the Heroes Act, including its $25 billion to save the U.S. Postal Service from financial devastation the coronavirus has caused to its revenues and potential subsequent collapse....
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:00AM
textCorporate Media Are Focusing on Race -- and Dodging Class by Norman Solomon
Economic exploitation, hidden in plain sight...
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:19PM
imageGrowing anger among US workers as COVID-19 rips through workplaces
by Tom Hall and Jerry White (WSWS Repost)
A mood of anger and opposition is taking hold among meatpacking workers in Utah, sanitation workers in Philadelphia, and automakers and health care workers in Northern California. Where will it strike next?...
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:45AM
imageNurses Join Forces Nationally to Warn Against Early Reopening
by National Nurses United
June 2, 2020 - As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government follow strict guidelines before any further reopening measures are taken....
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2020 4:14PM
imageRNs to Hold Vigil in Memory of El Paso RN Karla Dominguez Who Died of COVID-19
by National Nurses United
Registered nurses will hold a memorial Wednesday night in memory of Karla Dominguez, a pediatric intensive care nurse at Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus in El Paso who died of COVID-19....
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:00PM
imageControversies About Covid-19, Biotech Safety & US China Rivalry with Sam Husseini
by Labor Video Project
ournalist Sam Husseini with The Institute of Public Accuracy discusses the growing controversies about where Covid-19 came from, what it is and the issue of bio-tech safety and biological warfare....
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:21PM
imageThe Coronavirus is a Disaster for Sex Workers – We Need Resources!
by US PROStitute Collective
Thousands of families in the US rely on the income from sex work to survive and have been thrown into a crisis by the coronavirus....
Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:17AM
textEconomic Crisis Could Get Much Worse Says IMF by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary and Financial Committee, the leadership of the IMF, released their Spring Meetings communiqué calling coronavirus economic impacts, "unprecedented" and that "the global economic outlook is subject to high uncertainty."...
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:22AM
textIMF Calls "Great Lockdown" Worst Economic Crisis Since the Great Depression by Kate Zeller
The IMF says we face the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression because of the coronavirus....
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:55PM
imageStop The Murder! Workers, Covid-19, The Attack On Labor, Our Unions & The Fightback
by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek hosts a national panel on transit, health and shipping and they talk about the failure of the agencies and companies to protect their health and safety. They also discuss the failure of their union officials in many cases to fight management to educate and protect their members from the virus and pandemic...
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:54AM
imageILWU Seattle Workers & Boss Worked on Contaminated SSA Seattle Terminal
by WorkWeek
Seattle ILWU longshore workers were forced to work with a sick SSA manager who might have been infected with Covid-19 and were not informed of the health and safety dangers....
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2020 11:54PM
imageStarbucks Let Critical Time Slip Away Before Taking Action During COVID-19 Pandemic
by Ruth Robertson
A March 26 Buzzfeed News article says of Starbucks, “the decisions of a company that employs 220,000 people in the US have had far-reaching consequences in the midst of a virus accelerating faster than most public health systems can keep up with.”...
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:33PM