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In Colorado Schools, a Hands-on Civics Lesson

Oct 17 /

Teacher, student, and parent protests in suburban Denver drew national attention to a battle against curriculum censorship—but it took several blows to come to this point. »

Women Lead Sanitation Strike at Massive Education Complex in China

Oct 13 /

Most of the striking workers were villagers together, displaced a decade ago when the university "Mega Center" took over their island. They're the latest in a rising tide of sanitation worker strikes in the Pearl River Delta. »

Everyone On the Bus: Rider-Driver Alliances

Sep 30 /

Transit cuts put a strain on the community, and the effects are similar on the workers who make public transportation run. With so much common interest, there are plenty of opportunities for solidarity between transit riders and drivers. »

Find the Boss’s Weak Spot, Or Make One

Oct 14 /

For some companies it's their logo, or the image they've spent millions of dollars cultivating. For others it's a bottleneck in the process, or a weakness in their just-in-time inventory. Whatever it is, find it and you've got power. »

Nurses, Bus Drivers, Teachers: Facing Violence on the Job

Oct 7 /

After an attack by a patient, a nurse is in a coma and not expected to recover. “It’s an exaggerated version of what happens every day...Our members are so livid at management’s callousness.” »

High-Flying Drones and Basement Wages: Alarming Trends in Package Delivery

Sep 24 /

Online retailer Amazon is opening its own mail sorting plants and sending public letter carriers out delivering its groceries at 4 a.m. Call it privatization by a thousand cuts. If you work sorting, trucking, or delivering packages, is Amazon coming after your job next? »

TroubleMakers Blog

Denver’s Immigrant Taxi Drivers Build Unionized Workers Co-op

Oct 30 /

This month 800 immigrant taxi drivers in Denver joined the Communications Workers. They aim to break out of poverty and challenge the abuse many endure working for private taxi companies. »

Review: In Shop Floor Newsletter, Voice of the Barking Underdog

Oct 28 /

This rich new collection offers a rank-and-file history of lean production from inside the beast, an exposé of corporate corruption and union capitulation, and a template for anyone looking for ways to invigorate a new generation. »

Trainings Take Off

Oct 27 /

Back-to-school isn't just for kids! At Labor Notes we're jumping into Troublemaker School season. And we've launched a new program that sends experienced labor educators out to local unions for tailored workshops and ongoing coaching. »