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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Boycott & Strike!
"Auto Parts Workers SHUT DOWN PLANT for Recognition, AND WIN! | Labor Notes http://t.co/JSuZhKulSi via @sharethis Auto Parts Workers Strike for Recognition, Strategy Is to Shut Down Assembly Plant | Labor Notes Workers who build brakes and struts…"
3 hours ago
Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Boycott & Strike!
" About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association. "
9 hours ago
Alan L. Maki posted a blog post

Grassroots and rank-and-file workers need to take control of the struggle for a real living Minimum Wage--- we can't rely on millionaire labor "leaders."

The movement for a real living Minimum Wage continues to run into snags---Politicians, employers and unions have banded together in Seattle just like the Democrats, unions, foundation-funded outfits and church groups here in Minnesota joined with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce (the Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor Party's "Business Caucus" or Summit Hill Club) to rob workers of a real living Minimum Wage that was promised in return for workers voting for these Democrats... workers have been…See More
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郁闷快乐 posted photos
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peter waterman posted blog posts
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Bandula Idamegama commented on Peter HJ's group New Unionism
"Walmart has yet to signed up to the Accord initiated by IndustriALL in response to the now famous Rana Plaza industrial accident in Bangladesh. It has also run into problems in India.   "
23 hours ago
Bandula Idamegama replied to Peter HJ's discussion Together at last in the group New Unionism
"The global labor movement, especially at the grassroots level is still on the wrong side of the Digital Divide. That said, it would be worthwhile for union leaders to socially network.   "
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Lloyquita H. Symonds updated their profile
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Lloyquita H. Symonds posted photos
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Esperanto-tradukgrupo posted a blog post

Ĉinio : pli ol 30.000 strikantaj laboristoj

Tradukinto: neniammilito@free.frLa dungitoj de la uzino Yue Yuen en Ĉinio, kiu fabrikas ŝuojn por Nike kaj Adidas, rifuzas rekomenci la laboron pro siaj salajraj kondiĉoj.La organizaĵo China Labor Watch, specialigita pri la sociaj movadoj de la ĉina industria sektoro, diskonigis serion da fotoj montrantaj deplojadon de centoj da policistoj ĉirkaŭ la uzino, kelkaj ekipitaj per kontraŭ-ribelaj materialoj kaj aliaj tenantaj per rimeno …See More
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
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John Burgess posted a status
"Sing along to “A Tale of Bob in Barnet” http://ow.ly/vQ1LW “Profit made him feel so good”"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Why Did Louisville Vote No? The Louisville Worldport Air Supplement “final offer” from UPS management was rejected by a whopping 94% last week. That’s Teamster solidarity.  Why are the members there so united for a better…"
Friday
peter waterman posted a blog post

China: Major Strike at One of World's Largest Shoemakers

4 of 39,715Statement on large strike at the Yue Yuen shoe factoryInboxxSid Shniad4:17 PM (1 hour ago)to bcc: meStatement on large strike at the Yue Yuen shoe factoryhttp://www.chinalaborwatch.org/news/new-482.htmlApril 14, 2014NEW YORK - Tens of thousands of workers at the Taiwanese-owned  Yue Yuen shoe factory in Dongguan, one of the world’s largest shoe manufacturing facilities, have gone on strike to protest…See More
Thursday
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a photo
Thursday
peter waterman posted a blog post
Wednesday
Chris Hall commented on Eric Lee's photo
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"What's the story behind this? I use this brand at work."
Wednesday
Chris Hall and dave sykes are now friends
Wednesday
Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Boycott & Strike!
"With Solidarity in Spades, Vermont Bus Drivers’ 18-Day Strike Results in Big Win In These Times 04/14/2014 At 6am on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, 40 bus drivers and a dozen community members defied negative-10-degree weather to…"
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