Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 7

Photo credit: Twitter @unionadvocate 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, … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 7

Worker Correspondents: Workers at B&S Waterway Plastics Face Constant Threat of Being Fired

By Sarah Ahmed At Waterway Plastics, workers are constantly threatened with being fired, and do not receive any breaks when they work the night shift. Waterway Plastics in Oxnard, California assembles materials for jacuzzis and pools. The night shift at Waterway Plastics is staffed with 20 workers, which is less than a third of the workers that work during the first shift. While California has … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Workers at B&S Waterway Plastics Face Constant Threat of Being Fired

Each Strike Is a Battle in the Fight for Power

By the Editorial Board Over the past year, workers in the US have been walking off the job, going on strike, and fighting against their bosses for higher pay and better conditions across various sectors in a surge of workers’ struggles. As they have throughout history, workers in the heart of US imperialism have courageously demonstrated they are willing and able to fight. The surging … Continue reading Each Strike Is a Battle in the Fight for Power

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: December 31

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: December 31

Worker Correspondents: UPS Workers Face Wage Theft and Heavy Workload amid Peak Season

By Dontay Stevenson Workers at a UPS facility in Charlotte have been overworked and stretched thin as they headed into the peak holiday season. Instead of the pay rates reflecting the increased volume, workers have been getting their paychecks cut short. A worker correspondent stated that the company withheld over $500 worth of wages from him over the course of the year, and said there … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: UPS Workers Face Wage Theft and Heavy Workload amid Peak Season

Kellogg’s Strike Ends, Union Leadership Fails to Win Workers’ Key Demands

By Sarah Ahmed This past Tuesday, the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) announced that Kellogg’s workers had voted to approve a new contract over the weekend, ending the eleven-week strike of 1,400 workers that disrupted production at facilities in Michigan, Nebraska, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The newly ratified contract is almost identical to the contract that workers rejected earlier this month, … Continue reading Kellogg’s Strike Ends, Union Leadership Fails to Win Workers’ Key Demands

Colorado: Truck Drivers Protest 110-Year Sentence for Driver, State to Reevaluate Sentencing

Cover photo: Truck drivers lined up and refusing to enter Colorado, in protest of the 110 sentence given to Rogel Aguilera-Mederos Source: @elchocolatitoherrera503/TikTok By Nélida Tello On December 13, Judge Bruce Jones in Colorado sentenced semi-truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, 26 years old, to 110 years in prison for the deaths of four drivers which occurred after he lost control of his vehicle due to brake … Continue reading Colorado: Truck Drivers Protest 110-Year Sentence for Driver, State to Reevaluate Sentencing

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: December 24

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: December 24

Pittsburgh: Amazon Workers Hold Vigil for Six Workers Killed in Edwardsville, IL during Storms

By David Martinez In between shifts on Sunday afternoon, Amazon workers at the PIT5 facility near Pittsburgh gathered to honor six workers who were killed in Edwardsville, Illinois in the midst of devastating storms on December 10. Rather than hold the weather principally responsible, many present at the vigil understood that the workers were put into the deadly situation by Amazon, the giant monopoly that … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Amazon Workers Hold Vigil for Six Workers Killed in Edwardsville, IL during Storms

Worker Correspondents: Management Retaliation, Going Without Bathroom Breaks at Lifetech Cosmetics Factory

By Sarah Ahmed Workers at the Lifetech Resources facility in Moorpark, California must wait long periods of time before being allowed bathroom or water breaks and can be ‘laid off’ when they complain to management, resulting in workers going weeks without paid work. The facility, which is mostly staffed by women, produces cosmetics like hair and skin products. Workers are not allowed to have water … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Management Retaliation, Going Without Bathroom Breaks at Lifetech Cosmetics Factory