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Occupy Unmasked - the Documentary

Have you seen Occupy Unmasked?  If not, I highly suggest you do.  It’s currently “streaming” on Netflix.  If you have seen it, you should watch it again – in case you forgot. 167 more words

Airserv workers take on company's 'standby' scheduling

Suado Gabo, a wheelchair agent at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, arrives at work not knowing if she’ll be sent home midway through her scheduled shift. 383 more words

Organizing

On Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, Newark airport workers hold sit-down protest

NEWARK – On the 86th birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., more than 150 protestors used a tactic often deployed by the slain civil rights leader – a sit-down, civil disobedience protest, this time on a Newark bridge to support better working conditions at nearby Newark Airport. 866 more words

Newark

SEIU home care workers reach tentative agreement with state

Five months after their historic vote to form a union, home health care workers represented by SEIU Healthcare Minnesota today announced they have reached a tentative agreement on a first contract with the State of Minnesota. 368 more words

Organizing

Spontaneous Insurrections: Organizing to Defend Alicia Jackson’s Home

As we gathered together on Alicia’s lawn we collectively wished we had weeks of planning behind us. Months really. As with anything, a looming eviction defense is something that escalates quickly and requires the kind of coordination that takes dress rehearsals. 1,126 more words

Housing Justice