• Chicago teachers get a tentative agreement

    Following months of mobilizations and a strike threat that won key demands, Chicago teachers will vote on a proposed contract.

  • Dining workers draw the line at Harvard

    Hundreds of dining service workers are on strike at Harvard to win a living wage and health insurance that guarantees access.

  • Ready to strike for Chicago's schools

    Chicago teachers have authorized a walkout and set a mid-October strike date in a show of determination to defend their jobs and public education.

  • The Tribune of the oppressors

    The Chicago Tribune says that the Chicago Teachers Union strike authorization vote was undemocratic, but consider the source.

  • Are Chicago teachers headed toward a strike?

    A battle between Chicago's budget-slashing mayor, a union-busting governor and determined teachers could lead to a second strike in four years.

  • A battle for the Teamsters union

    The upcoming Teamsters election is a chance to unseat James P. Hoffa from the presidency and reverse the union's decline.

  • Why the NLRB sided with graduate workers

    A long-awaited NLRB ruling recognizes graduate assistants at private universities as workers with the right to unionize.

  • Why I'm voting no on the contract at CUNY

    A member of the faculty and staff union at the City University of New York explains why he opposes ratification of a new deal.

  • On strike against an 84-hour workweek

    Ohio Teamsters are fighting an outrageous demand by International Paper bosses for almost unlimited mandatory overtime.

  • Victor Diaz is still fighting for justice

    A Vermont farmworker activist who was detained by ICE, but released after a solidarity campaign explains the stakes in this struggle for justice.

  • There's more to fight for at CUNY

    The CUNY faculty and staff union has a tentative deal, but the fight for the wages and conditions that members deserve goes on.

  • More accomplishments in the UFT

    Opponents of the leaders of the New York City teachers' union made gains in recent elections based on a social justice platform.

  • How do we get all the way to 15 in Oregon?

    An Oregon law raising the minimum wage fell short of $15 an hour--and of workers' hopes that they would get a living wage.

  • Verizon battle continues on the first day back

    Verizon management wanted to re-establish control over the workplace after the strike ended, but its plans backfired spectacularly.

  • What can labor learn from the Verizon strike?

    It's a rare outcome these days: A corporate powerhouse forced to back down by a solid strike with wide public support. So how did it happen?

  • Political science lessons from Verizon strikers

    The victory won by 39,000 union members at Verizon is a reminder of organized labor's history--and a statement about politics today.

  • We took a stand against corporate power

    A CWA shop steward explains why Verizon strikers believe they've won a victory on balance--and provided solid ground for future struggles.

  • A doomsday threat for Chicago schools

    The bosses of the Chicago Public Schools system are once again raising the stakes on teachers and students with devastating cuts.

  • Verizon strikers stand strong in the capital

    As the strike against Verizon entered a sixth week, union members and their supporters marched and rallied in Washington, D.C.

  • What can we do to win the war at Verizon?

    A Verizon worker and CWA shop steward assesses the state of the largest U.S. strike in recent years and makes the case for a way forward.

  • Who's "overpaid" at Verizon?

    Verizon wants to portray strikers as greedy for more pay, but the bosses are the ones getting the bloated paychecks--and for what?

  • Detroit teachers are sick of the schools crisis

    A two-day sickout by Detroit teachers brought renewed attention to the damage being inflicted on the public school system.

  • Campaigning for social justice in the UFT

    The candidate of a UFT social justice caucus running for president of the New York City teachers' union talks about her campaign.

  • The next fight for the CTU

    Chicago teachers are weighing their options, including a possible strike, as the fight for their union and for public schools goes on.

  • This strike needs to be a line in the sand

    The walkout at Verizon, now in its third week, is an important battle for everyone who wants to stop the relentless war on the working class.