Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 26

Photo credit: @CalNurses, Twitter Denver Janitors Win Large Wage Increase after Saturday Strike Janitors at the Denver International Airport in Colorado won a significant wage increase this week after they walked out this Saturday in protest over low pay and overworking. The janitors had walked out to protest these conditions in early October as well, but this month’s strike came just as the busy Thanksgiving … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 26

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 19

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 19

Film Worker Speaks on IATSE’s Tentative Contract and Death of Halyna Hutchins

Photo: A memorial for IATSE member Halyna Hutchins (Source: Local 600) By Sarah Ahmed In early October, workers with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike with a 98% margin. The weekend prior to the deadline to strike on October 18, IATSE union officials announced a tentative contract with the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP), sidelining … Continue reading Film Worker Speaks on IATSE’s Tentative Contract and Death of Halyna Hutchins

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 12

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 12

Kaiser Permanente Workers Announce Strike

By Vincent Cross Last night, health care unions representing over 50,000 Kaiser Permanente workers announced that a strike would begin on November 15, after weeks of negotiations reached an impasse over wage increases and Kaiser’s attempt to implement a two-tier wage system for its workers. Last Saturday, as workers anticipated the possibility of a strike, thousands of Kaiser Permanente workers and their supporters held a … Continue reading Kaiser Permanente Workers Announce Strike

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 5

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 5

John Deere Workers Reject Tentative Agreement, Continue Strike

Photo: Striking John Deere workers in Milan, Illinois with Local 79 (Source: @norinshelby) By Sarah Ahmed On Tuesday, John Deere workers with United Auto Workers (UAW) voted to reject a second tentative contract by a 10% margin. Over 10,000 workers are continuing their three-week-long strike, spanning plants in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Colorado and Georgia. The rejected contract included an immediate 10% raise and additional 5% … Continue reading John Deere Workers Reject Tentative Agreement, Continue Strike

John Deere Worker Killed while Walking to Picket Line

Photo: Richard Rich, 56 years old (Source: Family Photo) By Sarah Ahmed On October 27, Richard “Dick” Rich, a member of UAW Local 79, was hit by a car while walking to the picket line at the John Deere Parts Distribution Center in Milan, Illinois. Rich’s death was completely preventable and resulted from the company restricting picketing workers, in addition to the state government and … Continue reading John Deere Worker Killed while Walking to Picket Line

Kellogg’s Workers Speak from the Picket Lines

Photo: Kellogg’s workers on the picket line in Memphis (Source: Tribune) By Sarah Ahmed Since October 5, more than 1,400 Kellogg’s workers with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union (BCTGM) have been on strike after a year of failed contract negotiations. They are protesting for better pay and benefits, and the removal of the two-tier system instituted in 2015. The strike covers … Continue reading Kellogg’s Workers Speak from the Picket Lines

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: October 29

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: October 29