Tag Archives: Collective bargaining

Flint’s emergency manager targets labor

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Flint’s emergency manager targets labor Flint, Mich.—In November, Flint was placed under the control of an emergency manager for the second time. This time is different, because under a law passed … Continue reading

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Vetoing city elections: Benton Harbor and Michigan’s “emergency financial manager law”

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Vetoing city elections Flint, Mich.– Michigan has a new emergency financial manager law that threatens the very existence of local governments and of collective bargaining agreements. This law, effective March … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Rank-and-file workers will have their say

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks: Rank-and-file workers will have their say by Htun Lin All eyes are on the massive worker protests in Madison, Wisconsin, against Governor Scott Walker’s attempt to totally bust public … Continue reading

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In-person report: Wisconsin at front line of class war

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Wisconsin at front line of class war Madison, Wisc.–Day after day, tens of thousands of people–and over 100,000 on Feb. 26–have taken to the streets around the Wisconsin State Capitol building. … Continue reading

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Corporate assaults on workers and women

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Editorial: Corporate assaults on workers and women As the national assault against the working class in the U.S. increases, most openly evidenced by the orchestrated attacks aimed at destroying public employees’ … Continue reading

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