Southern workers gather to build Workers Assembly Movement / by Southern Workers Assembly

Photo courtesy of Southern Workers Assembly DURHAM, N.C. – Under the slogan “Build the Workers Assembly Movement! Organize the South!,” nearly 80 workers from eight Southern states gathered in Durham, North Carolina for a Southern Workers Assembly Organizing School over the weekend of April 29 – May 1. Workers came to the school from Atlanta,Continue reading “Southern workers gather to build Workers Assembly Movement / by Southern Workers Assembly”

May Day in New York, with labor and the left up front / by Jacob Buckner

Members of the Young Communist League and Communist Party march on May Day in New York. | via CPUSA NEW YORK—On International Workers Day, hundreds of people and dozens of unions and radical organizations hit the streets of Manhattan to support workers in the fight against capitalist exploitation. This year’s May Day action was theContinue reading “May Day in New York, with labor and the left up front / by Jacob Buckner”

NLRB: Unionizing petitions up 57% in last six months / by Mark Gruenberg

Kaiser Permanente workers on strike | Ted Soqui/Sipa via AP WASHINGTON —“Striketober” turned out to be the proverbial “canary in the coal mine,” when it came to unionization petitions, too. The National Labor Relations Board reported a 57% increase in petitions for union recognition votes in the first half of fiscal 2022, which ended MarchContinue reading “NLRB: Unionizing petitions up 57% in last six months / by Mark Gruenberg”