Tag Archives: Laborer

Con Ed lockout ends

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Con Ed lockout ends New York—On July 24 at historic Union Square, 8,500 workers with Local 1-2 Utility Workers Union of America, UWUA, who had been locked out by Consolidated Edison, … Continue reading

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Car wash workers unionizing

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Car wash workers unionizing Editor’s note: On Aug. 6, 15 young Mexican workers and student activists picketed the Robertson Car Wash for seven hours in support of low-wage immigrant car wash … Continue reading

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Lift campus wages!

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Lift campus wages! Memphis, Tenn.–On April 8, over 75 students, faculty, and staff members of the University of Memphis came out in support of a living wage for campus workers. … Continue reading

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Mexico: Betrayal in electrical workers union

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Mexico: Betrayal in electrical workers union Mexico City–In October 2009, Mexican President Felipe Calderón ordered the destruction of the publicly owned City Light and Power Company, and with it the destruction of … Continue reading

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