Tag Archives: Employment

Immigrant workers ‘March for Dignity’

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Immigrant workers ‘March for Dignity’ Berkeley, Calif.—On Feb. 17 over 500 people joined a “March for Dignity,” endorsed by Occupy Oakland, in support of the over 200 mostly Latino workers fired … Continue reading

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Permanent army of the unemployed

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Permanent army of the unemployed Detroit–The unemployment crisis is reaching far into the future. Whereas many government and private economists have been predicting that the economy will pick up in the … Continue reading

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Making teachers mad

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Making teachers mad Los Angeles–In the school district where I work, they have cut two hours per day from the non-teaching staff. It affects insurance for employees with a family. … Continue reading

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Militant labor and corporate attacks

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Militant labor and corporate attacks Detroit–A new militant spirit in labor is now coming into play, sparked by the militant struggle against the onslaught of Wisconsin unionized public workers. This … Continue reading

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