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SOLIDARITY: Selected Essays by Dan Gallin

NEW BOOK!

LabourStart is very pleased to announce the publication of our fourth book -- Solidarity: Selected Essays by Dan Gallin.

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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
" Why isn't UPS on trial? The killings at a UPS facility in Alabama are a reminder of the effects of toxic working conditions and militaristic discipline. "
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"Good to see you back on UBook, Kim, as well as Jack Heyman - a former stevedore with a record of solidarity activity going back to the US civil rights movement of his childhood. I note that the film was made by the Labour Video Project of Steve…"
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(PLF) Solidarity Support the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions strike for democracy.

(PLF) Solidarity Support the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions strike for democracy.Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General, Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Asaf F Vardag President and Mrs. Shumalia Sadiq Secretary Women wing Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) has been announce their Solidarity support on the Strike of the  Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU)  for the democracy  and assure their full cooperation  to the workers  strike  for the democracy movement and…See More
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Alarming Trends in Package Delivery Labor Notes Their employer is the U.S. Postal Service, but a few unlucky Bay Area letter carriers were hired only to find out their job is actually delivering groceries for online retailer Amazon at 4 a.m. "
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ILWU workers boycott another Israeli ship in Oakland, September 27, 2014

Folks--Just got a video tape from the Labor Video Project of San Francisco about the successful boycott yesterday of a Zim line ship in Oakland.  Very interesting video, as many people on the picket line were interviewed, so you get a wide range of voices of people supporting the boycott.  Perhaps most eloquent was the last interviewee, Jack Heyman, a retired longshore worker.  Heyman also participated in the 1984 boycott of a Dutch ship, the Nedloyd Kimberly, that was transporting cargo to…See More
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Reagan Appointee 'Unravels FedEx's Business Model' In Court Ruling                      A FedEx Ground truck is parked in Park…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Over the years, FedEx has been sued by workers dozens of times over its independent contractor model, though many of those lawsuits have been dismissed or held on appeal. "We expect that the 9th Circuit's ruling will have a cascade effect…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"UPS Full-Time Jobs Update  Despite growing volume, UPS has shrunk the Teamster workforce. When the recession hit in 2008, UPS went lean and mean. They reduced hiring, implemented new technology, increased harassment, and eliminated full-time…"
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"These workers only win if enough of us sign up to support their struggle: http://www.labourstart.org/go/deva"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Birmingham UPS shooter identified: Family member calls him ‘one of the best men I’ve ever known’ The Birminghamupdated September 23, 2014 at 9:29 PM  BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --Three people are dead -- including the gunman --…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Tesney's mother-in-law, Wanda Binney, told AL.com today the family is shocked. "He was one of the best men I have ever known,'' she said. "He was a kind husband and a wonderful father." Asked if anyone would predict…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Pastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over work AP Photo: Joe Songer, Al.com ​Police officers escort UPS employees on a bus from the scene where three people were killed, including the gunman, at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday,…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"A law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to release the information, identified the shooter as Joe Tesney of suburban Trussville. Tesney and his wife have two children, and they've…"
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