As support spreads nationwide for the 39,000 striking Verizon workers, CWA reveals the company has a massive offshoring operation in the Philippines.
The largest such labor action in the U.S. in many years, the strike by Verizon workers taking on corporate greed is now in its fourth week.
The 39,000 striking Verizon workers are introducing a new facet to the worker-boss struggle.
For many of the non-tenured faculty, the long fought battle has finally proven to be victorious.
"Before me almost a thousand janitors wearing deep purple Service Employee International Union T-shirts lined up to march..."
After months of negotiations with the telecommunications giant, they've decided to take a stand to create a better workplace.
"Verizon made $39 billion in profits over the last three years, but the company is still insisting on givebacks that would devastate our jobs."
Chicago teachers went on strike to protest Bruce Rauner and the budget crisis, which threatens public schools and state universities.
April 1 is likely to go down in history as unions and community organizations representing people from all walks of life stage strikes and actions from one end of the city to the other.
Hoping to send a message to the Board of Education, Mayor Emanuel, and Illinois Gov. Rauner, Chicago teachers are set to walk off the job in a one-day strike this Friday.