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Teachers Take On Student Discipline

Jun 14 /

Teachers are drawing attention to racial disparities in suspensions and the "school-to-prison pipeline." »

Permanent Replacements? Not So Fast, Labor Board Says

Jun 8 /

A game-changing ruling says employers shouldn't use replacement as a weapon against strikers. »

Verizon Strike Shows Corporate Giants Can Be Beat

Jun 3 /

Strikers returned to work June 1 with their heads held high, after a victorious 45-day strike that beat back numerous management concessions. »

Strikes Sweep France, Opposing Labor Law Rollbacks

Jun 9 /

Just as massive numbers of tourists enter France for the European soccer championship, strikes are preventing half the trains from running. »

B&H Workers Train to Win

Jun 8 /

How did B&H workers hold so strong even when their boss threatened mass firings? They got the organizing skills they needed from in-depth leadership training with the Laundry Workers Center. »

Retirees Win Round One

May 31 /

“We’ve taken just normal, everyday grandmothers and grandfathers, and we’ve made citizen lobbyists out of them.” Thousands of retired truckers have managed to apply the brakes to massive pension cuts—for now. »

TroubleMakers Blog

South Korea: Independent Labor Leader Faces Eight Years In Jail

Jun 23 /

South Korean prosecutors are seeking an eight-year jail term for Han Sang-gyun, leader of the country’s 800,000-strong independent union federation. »

Film Review: Solidarity Economics in Italy

Jun 15 /

This real-life province is like a cooperative version of a Richard Scarry picture book. Everywhere you turn, there’s another happy co-op worker, providing a service that’s good for society. »

Book Review: Harrowing and Hilarious Tales of What It Took to Build the Golden Gate Bridge

Jun 6 /

How would you like to work 600 feet up in the air, standing on a two-foot beam, catching red-hot rivets? »