International Labour Organisation’s Bureau for Workers Activities and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding “to promote Trade unions South-South Cooperation in the Asia- Pacific region”.(PLF) WELCOMING ACFTU and ILO MOU to promote Trade Unions Coopration in the Asia Pacific RegionThe ACFTU has traditionally been serving as a ‘bridge’ between workers and the Chinese Communist Party and Government. ACFTU also working with the management of the…See More
"From ‘Vote No’ to Take Back Our Union
Had enough of Hoffa, Hall and contract givebacks? It’s time to take back our union.
Teamsters members Voted No against concessions at UPS, UPS Freight and YRC. The Vote No…"
Peter sez:I am sure UK - possibly event international - unions will be taking part. It will be interesting to see how many union banners and activists might be involved. All assuming, of course, that they are allowed to even enter this traditional site for UK social protest.Now read on...[WSF-Discuss] 17 October 2014 - London CallingInboxxMark Barrett email@example.com:17 PM (3 minutes ago)to squares, Discussion, 17s, climateorg, makeourunivers., globalNOISE, radical-europe,…See More
"How Rank-and-File Power Made Big Brown Back Down
UPS was forced to rehire 250 drivers in New York City that the company fired for participating in a walkout on Feb. 26.
Rank-and-file power and a grassroots campaign that united…"
The Local 804 campaign shows what Teamster power is all about.
Local 804 members and community allies collected more than 125,000 petition signatures from Teamsters and public supporters.
Local 804 leaders won the support of dozens…"
"What made UPS wave the white flag? Read the article that tells the full story behind this winning campaign.
Local 804 members collected more than 125,000 petition signatures
Local 804 members joined forces with elected officials who…"
PLF) Demanded to Recognized Rural & Agriculture Workers and home-based workers as Laborers Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General.Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson and Mr Asaf F Vardag President Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demanded that Rural & Agriculture, Home-Based and Domestic Workers should also be officially recognized as laborers and they should be allowed to farm their Trade UnionsThey Said that Labour Department ignoring the Real Representatives of Trade Unions…See More
(PLF) Demanded to Recognized Rural & Agriculture Workers and home-based workers as Laborers Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General.Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson and Mr Asaf F Vardag President Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demanded that Rural & Agriculture, Home-Based and Domestic Workers should also be officially recognized as laborers and they should be allowed to farm their Trade UnionsThey Said that Labour Department ignoring the Real Representatives of Trade Unions…See More
Special Commentary by: Kerry Toner from CONNECT, a NYC agency dedicated to ending family violence Join Radical Women and CONNECT for a film showing of “Crime After Crime,” followed by a discussion of how we can mobilize our support for Marissa Alexander and battle domestic violence. This documentary focuses on the injustices against a domestic abuse survivor who is incarcerated for the killing of her brutally abusive boyfriend and parallels the case of Marissa Alexander, an African American…See More
Working at UPS is exhausting and the company always wants it done yesterday. It can be tempting to look at supervisors working as a necessary evil, even a helping hand.But supervisors aren’t helping us when they…"
Peter sez:This is the second of two such cases I have come across these days. The first will be posted if/when I can recover it. The point of so entitling the item is to make labour and left internationalism less of a simple kneejerk.Much promotion of union solidarity makes it seem unproblematic. This may be so in the case of wages and conditions struggles (tho not necessarily). Or when a union is confronted with gross repression. It is less so when local unions have different…See More