Labor Notes # 490

Nine Black film industry parking attendants in coats, smiling with fists up, indoors, in front of an NLRB office in New York City.

For those following labor law issues, each week seems to bring a new horror story about the Trump Labor Board dismantling rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

Oakland teachers marching down the street en masse with two bullhorns and a sign.

We organized a seven-day strike last February and March that united 3,000 Oakland public school educators with parents and community against a billionaire-backed school board.

By striking, we forced our boss to double the compensation offer, take all concessions off the table, and admit that privatization was hurting our kids.

Here’s how we organized a shutdown seven months into our first year in office.

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