Tag Archives: Wage

Car wash wage win

Another car wash in the Bronx unionized after a protracted struggle with the management of the company. Sunny Day Car Wash initially fired twelve workers for trying to organize a union. The workers, Mexicans and Ecuadorians, fought back and protested their dismissal for two months. Continue reading

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Walmart workers strike

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Walmart workers strike Workers struck at Walmart in Pico Rivera, Calif., on Nov. 20, demanding an end to retaliation against workers who speak out. On Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving, … 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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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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