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Pensions in Peril, Quebec Firefighters to Boycott Montreal Police and Fire Games

May 22 /

Eight thousand firefighters and their local unions from throughout Quebec will be boycotting the 2017 Montreal World Police and Fire Games. They're protesting attacks on their pensions by the provincial government. »

In Wisconsin, A Test Case for Right to Work

May 18 /

Three years after losing a ten-week strike over the right to collect dues, about 200 union members at Manitowoc Cranes in northeast Wisconsin face continuing efforts to decimate their treasury—an experience other unions may soon also face under the state’s new so-called “right to work” law. »

Mexican Auto Workers Fired for Protesting Sexual Harassment

May 12 /

At the new Mazda assembly plant in Salamanca, Mexico, 20 workers were fired in March for supporting a co-worker who was being sexually harassed by their supervisor. »

Chinese Bike Light Strikers Occupy Factory, Face Firings and Arrests

May 20 /

Workers who make bike lights at a factory in Shenzhen, China, struck and occupied their factory, demanding that the company pay up what it legally owes them. »

Building a Stewards Council

May 13 /

Want a stronger union at work? Consider building a stewards council. »

New York Hospitals On Notice

May 8 /

Thousands of nurses poured into the streets of New York City, coordinating their contract campaign across 17 hospitals for the first time. Voting for strike authorization could come soon. »

TroubleMakers Blog

Sao Paulo Teachers Vote to Continue Two-Month Strike

May 27 /

Thousands of teachers in the Brazilian state of São Paulo voted on May 15 to continue their now two-month strike. »

Why 'Ban the Box' Matters

May 4 /

Applying for an entry-level job? One study found that a criminal record cuts in half the chance you’ll even get an interview. But there’s a national movement to end this discrimination: “Ban the Box.” »

Brink's Armored Car Workers Join Fight for 15 and a Union

Apr 30 /

At Chicago’s latest Fight for 15 rally, one group of strikers stood out: Brink’s armored truck drivers and messengers, complete with gun belts and bulletproof vests. »