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SOLIDARITY: Selected Essays by Dan Gallin

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

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UnionBook is a project of LabourStart -- and LabourStart is all about news and campaigning. Here is a list of our current active campaigns. Please take a minute and make sure you're supporting all of them -- and spread the word to you friends, family, co-workers and your fellow union members.

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Sarah Brandon is now a member of UnionBook
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Im all for organizing, but think about it. jrhoffa & the dancehall cabal want to bring more members in before the next election. those members will be in the honeymoon phase & more likely to vote for the incumbents.  Teamsters'…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Changing shape or shaping change?"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"United Parcel Service Inc. plans to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 seasonal employees for the holidays. The package shipping giant needs drivers, helpers, package sorters, loaders and unloaders. “We have initial volume forecasts from our…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Teamsters push for FedEx Freight union vote in Indianapolis FedEx Freight, a division of Memphis-based shipping giant FedEx Corp., is facing a unionization effort in Indiana. The Teamsters union, as part of a national push to unionize FedEx Corp.…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Boycott & Strike!
"Fights cause lockdown at Reynoldsburg school as teachers strike http://bit.ly/1rmI7dv"
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Labor-lore and Working Class Culture

This is a group for anyone interested in the folklore and cultural expression of workers. If you're into work songs, labor movement art, shop-floor lingo, occupational folklore, or any related topic, then this is the group for you.See More
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Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a blog post

(PLF) Protest Against Price Hike and Unemployment

(PLF)  Protest Against Price Hike and Unemployment (PLF) observed ‘Protest Day against price hike of essential commodities and aggravating unemployment of the workers and youth owing to load shedding and prevalent anti-labour legislation namely ‘Industrial Relations Ordinance’. The protest procession took place in all major cities including Karachi, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Quetta. The main procession was taken out of (PLF) Office to Press Club.The protestors were carrying banners…See More
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peter waterman posted a blog post

UK: Zionist Response to the TUC Resolution on Israel/Gaza

Peter sez:A predictable reaction, depending on the canard of 'anti-semitism', whilst clearly recognising the danger of the TUC openly identifying with the internationally-growing union BDS campaign.Now read on...…See More
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Betty Boillin posted a status
"Air France : la grève est reconduite jusqu'au 26 septembre http://j.mp/1tKFnr8"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"So ups continues to globalize. The more ups revenue is from international operations the less leverage we will have. It is incumbent that our union take a more global approach as well. We need to unionize in other countries where ups is if…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Michael P. Schaffer's group Dump Hoffa 2011 Teamster Election
"Making the Case for the Right to Vote  September 18, 2014: Petitions signed by more than 12,000 Teamsters are on the way to Judge Loretta Preska calling on her to rule against the Hoffa administration’s bid to end fair elections for…"
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters
"Making the Case for the Right to Vote  September 18, 2014: Petitions signed by more than 12,000 Teamsters are on the way to Judge Loretta Preska calling on her to rule against the Hoffa administration’s bid to end fair elections for…"
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peter waterman posted blog posts
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Eric Lee posted a status
"TUC silence on Russian aggression is nothing new http://j.mp/1twtaWS"
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Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a blog post

(PLF) Demanded the Government to Registered Rural and Brick Kiln Workers in Social Security

(PLF) Demanded the Government to Registered Rural and Brick Kiln Workers in Social Security Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General,Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson Mrs. Shumalia Sadiq Secretary Women Wing and Mr Asaf F Vardag President Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF)  urged the Government to look into the issues of the Brick-Kiln Workers/Rural Workers and provide them with the Minimum Wages as announced by the Government, Registered all workers with  Social Security, Old Age Benefits…See More
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Joe Balkis commented on Joe Balkis's group Teamsters ups contract campaign
"Unrest at Big Brown UPS became the company it is today during the 1950s and '60s, but its aggressive pursuit of profit stirred anger among workers."
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Eric Lee posted a status
"3,388 people have called for justice for Ruben. Will you please join us? http://j.mp/Xnv7Ih"
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