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Sin Patron - The Workers Movement and the World Cup (Video)

We are happy to share this video from Ian Steinman, a comrade currently residing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  In it, he analyzes the development of the working-class movement in Brazil in the context of the recent World Cup soccer tournament that took place. 120 more words

Class Struggle

International Trade Union Confederation calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

From Eric Lee of LabourStart:

On 14 July 2014, the International Trade Union Confederation, representing 176 million workers around the globe, issued a call for an immediate ceasefire in the fighting between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza. 81 more words


Leeds - council on collision course with unions over new terms and conditions?

Leeds City Council is at loggerheads with unions over new terms and conditions that it wants to introduce this year as part of its continuing cost-cutting measures. 482 more words

Leeds City Council

I have a little fantasy...

Hold on, before we start I want to make sure that we all agree that any “oo-er missus” thoughts that popped into your head as you read the title of this piece was entirely of your own making… we clear on that? 1,914 more words

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Unions, Chris Christie Clashing Again Over Pensions

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers. 193 more words


Thoughts on the labor discussions at the Metropolitan Opera....

I’ve been pondering the flood of responses to the recent dispute between Peter Gelb, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, and the union representing the musicians at the Met. 874 more words

Right to Work Laws Promote Economic Growth

The so-called “right-to-work” laws make it illegal for workers to be forced to join a union, even if one represents the plant in which they work.   383 more words