Four workers from a copper smelter were killed and dozens were injured while engaging in a peaceful sit-in protest at the plant’s entrance in Khatunabad in southeastern Iran Jan. 25.
Opinion There has been a long history of trade union struggle in Iraq against colonialism and for national independence. Often, it has been a struggle simply for survival.
Here in my section of Texas, grocery store workers like us are fighting to keep our heads up.
DALLAS – More than 400 delegates to the Texas AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education convention last week vowed to make their number one priority the re-election of four Texas congressman whose districts were gerrymandered.
Presidents of the seven locals of striking and locked out Southern California grocery workers appeared in simultaneous press conferences in Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Palm Desert and San Diego on Feb. 4 making public a joint letter challenging three supermarket CEOs to submit the strike’s outstanding issues to binding arbitration.