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Dana workers must prepare common action to halt contract violations

At all Dana plants, the company is violating the terms of the contract and the unions are letting them do it. While the violations differ at each plant, our response at all plants must be the same: we must unite and take action ourselves, or things will only get worse.

Dana Workers Rank-and-File Committee

10,000 healthcare workers strike in New Zealand

The nationwide strike points to growing anger in the working class over the Labour Party-led government’s austerity measures, the soaring cost of living, and the worsening death toll from COVID-19.

Tom Peters

Teachers in Brookline, Massachusetts, end one-day strike after union agrees to below-inflation, six-year contract

The BEU has kept workers on the job for nearly three years without a contract. Like many teachers, including those in the Boston Public Schools system who have been working without a contract for eight months, Brookline educators are demanding “reasonable compensation as well as working conditions that meet the realities of a modern, comprehensive education.”

Andrew Timon

Amazon announces end to paid COVID-19 sick leave

Amazon’s dropping of safety measures to pre-COVID-19 levels has nothing to do with the current state of the pandemic and will only intensify it and accelerate the spread of the disease.

Nick Barrickman, Patrick Smith

Introduction to new book Pike River: The Crime and Cover-up

Pike River: The Crime and Cover-up, published by Mehring Books, examines the causes of the 2010 New Zealand mine disaster, which killed 29 people, and the decade-long cover-up by successive governments and the judicial system, which have shielded the company leadership from prosecution.

Tom Peters
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