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FairPoint Strike Finally Comes To An End

By John Kalwaic

From Oct. 17, 2014 to Feb. 19, 2015, workers at FairPoint Communications Inc. in Maine, Vermont and New Hamp-shire went on strike against restructuring policies and cuts to retirement benefits.The FairPoint strike was one of the longest strikes in the United States in recent years. 378 more words

Community Organizing

World Autism Awareness Day

So April 2 2015 is World Autism Awareness Day.

A friend of mine sent me this image and I think it sums up the whole… 94 more words


Anonymous hotline set up to identify culprit in noose incidents

Chrysler held workplace meetings Wednesday and has set up a hotline for anonymous tips after three ropes tied into nooses were found at the Windsor Assembly Plant in recent days. 411 more words


Listen to IBEW rep Ed Barnes’s oral history

Who was Ed Barnes? He was a long-serving representative of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 48 in Portland. Listen to his oral history in pnlha.org’s Resources section under Oregon Labor Oral History Program. 64 more words

News And Updates

Organizing a priority for west Michigan labor community

GRAND RAPIDS March 31, 2015– Earlier this year, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council surveyed the west Michigan labor community on issues we should be focusing on for the year ahead. 491 more words


The USW Strike & Safety–A Victory for All Workers!

By Matthew D’Amico

Recently there was an important victory for working people. After a six-weeks’ long strike, oil refinery workers at four plants, members of the United Steelworkers (USW), and Shell Oil came to an agreement on a potential contract. 1,239 more words

Eli Siegel

Randy Boettjer - Got His "Life Back" After Union Officials Try to Take Him for $275,000

This isn’t the first time obviously the
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
(“IBEW”) has discriminated against one of their
own workers.

This is another case of such discrimination… 54 more words