Troublemakers Blog

September 30, 2015 /
"Yogi, we miss you," writes Howard Egerman, local union officer in a Social Security office. He's protested unpaid government shutdowns over and over. »
September 21, 2015 / Mark Brenner
Unions that are willing to aim high might win something worth having. »
September 17, 2015 / Jane Slaughter
The United Auto Workers settled a new contract with Fiat Chrysler September 15, and local leaders are now learning the details. »
September 14, 2015 /
Teamster retirees, spouses, children, and active members journeyed to Washington to protest a new law that will allow some pension funds to cut benefits. »
September 11, 2015 /
Brazilian auto workers have launched a series of strikes in recent weeks, defending themselves against a wave of mass layoffs. On Thursday, September 10, 4,300 workers went on strike at Ford’s Sao Bernardo do Campo plant after the company announced 200 layoffs. »
September 10, 2015 / Sonia Singh
The documentary “The Hand That Feeds” takes us on an exhilarating organizing journey as workers fight for a union at a deli on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. »
September 09, 2015 / Samantha Winslow
With schools set to open today, Seattle teachers and school employees are on strike, picketing at every school site across the district. »
September 08, 2015 / Alexandra Bradbury
What does a just transition look like for workers in the fossil fuels industry? »
September 02, 2015 /
A series of chemical explosions on August 12 at a warehouse in Tianjin is shining a spotlight on dangerous workplace conditions and precarious employment relations in China. »
August 27, 2015 /
The Americans for Prosperity convention was supposed to showcase Republican presidential hopefuls, but 3,000 demonstrators became the bigger news story. »