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Labor Organizers Look To Apps To Reach Wider Audiences 2018-08-20 [The Observer]

New York Sex Workers Are Rallying Behind a Democratic Socialist Running for New York Senate 2018-08-20 [The Intercept]

European journalists stand in solidarity with US journalists 2018-08-20 [EFJ]

New York IFJ backs strike by staff at thrillist magazine over living wages 2018-08-20 [IFJ]

Nevada IUF members spotlight company's serial human rights offenses at Coca-Cola flagship store in Las Vegas 2018-08-20 [IUF]

Rhode Island Eastland Food workers ratify first union contract and join UFCW Local 328 2018-08-19 [Uprise RI]

Georgia Atlanta sanitation workers who went on strike reach tentative deal 2018-08-19 [AJC]

The capitalist-labor balancing act: Scales are now tipped more in favor of capitalists 2018-08-19 [MinnPost]

Colorado Planned Parenthood Drops Its Fight Against Unionizing Workers in Colorado 2018-08-19 [Rewire News]

Unions Aren’t Exclusive Clubs—We Fight for All Workers 2018-08-18 [Labour Notes]

Washington For Women, by Women: A Sisterhood of Carpenters Builds Tiny Houses for the Homeless 2018-08-18 [Yes!]

Florida Videos show construction workers on Florida bridge before collapse 2018-08-17 [SFChronicle]

A shocking number of US workers get no paid time off 2018-08-17 [NYPost]

Politicians are paying attention to socialists these days. We should compel candidates to adopt pro-worker laws, pick fights with business, and talk openly about class conflict 2018-08-17 [Jacobin]

Missouri Missouri union membership is down, but some industries are bucking the trend 2018-08-17 [St Louis Biz Jrnl]

Sign the petition telling Wells Fargo & JPMorgan Chase to stop profiting from immigration prisons 2018-08-17 [UFW]

California Los Angeles: Union and inexperienced former-hedge-fund-manager superintendent at odds 2018-08-17 [Diane Ravitch]

Wisconsin Union ironworker Bryce wins congressional primary 2018-08-17 [Daily Reporter]

Illinois Chicago hotel workers vote ‘overwhelmingly’ to authorize strike 2018-08-17 [Chicago Sun-Times]

Unions Aren’t Exclusive Clubs—We Fight for All Workers 2018-08-17 [Labor Notes]

Lockouts appear to be giving employers more clout as union strikes fade 2018-08-17 [Boston Globe]

Pennsylvania Allegheny Valley Hospital workers give OK for strike authorization 2018-08-17 [TribLive]

California Tarzana hospital workers hold 1-day strike, can't return to work for 5 2018-08-17 [ABC7]

California Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China 2018-08-17 [The Times]

Washington Sign here: Darigold milk = fear & intimidation! 2018-08-16 [UFW]

New Jersey NJ AG Grewal Files Brief to Protect Workers, State’s Ability to Enforce Misclassification Laws 2018-08-16 [Workers Comp]

Regular workers now have to work for 167 years to make as much as CEOs do in one year 2018-08-16 [The Hour]

Pennsylvania Twitter Email In Philly, union members protest immigration policy 2018-08-16 [WHYY]

District of Columbia Metro must pay $82 million in wage increases to thousands of workers, arbitration panel says 2018-08-16 [Wash Post]

Maine Union Says Reduce Caseloads To Improve Maine Child Protection System 2018-08-16 [ME Public]

South Dakota SD Unions Against White Supremacy 2018-08-16 [Jacobin]

New York Transit union activist compares pro-Cuomo MTA workers to ‘slaves’ 2018-08-16 [NYPost]

When Is Labor Day 2018? It's Creeping Up Fast 2018-08-16 [Romper]

Brett Kavanaugh Sided With A Union-Busting Employer After It Violated Workers’ Rights 2018-08-16 [Huff Post]

Wisconsin Trane and workers agree on contract, strike ends 2018-08-16 [WIZM]

California Jury finds Monsanto guilty of concealing glyphosate risks in landmark California trial 2018-08-16 [IUF]

California The Workers Lab: the union-backed accelerator helping to disrupt capitalism 2018-08-16 [Equal Times]

Police Unions’ Opposition to Prison Reform Is About More Than Jobs — It’s About Racism 2018-08-15 [The Intercept]

California Veterinary technicians, other clinic staff join unions 2018-08-15 [avma]

Missouri Labor protest claims DelCo cheats workers: owner says he is a victim of union bullying 2018-08-15 [Springfield News-Leader]

Minnesota Court upholds Minnesota law letting union rep Medicaid home care workers 2018-08-15 [Reuters]

California ‘A National Disgrace’: Port Truckers Demand an End to Misclassification 2018-08-15 [The Nation]

Virginia Vineyards worry about guest worker shortage 2018-08-15 [MoneyWatch]

Wisconsin Strike Continues At Trane Over Wages, Overtime Requirements For Workers 2018-08-15 [Wi PR]

Florida Labor union launches ads targeting Democrat Gwen Graham over her family involvement in American Dream mega-mall 2018-08-15 [Tampa Bay Times]

Kentucky Stewards at UPS largest local vote to reject labor contracts 2018-08-15 [DCVelocity]

Missouri How Missouri Beat RTW 2018-08-15 [Dissent]

AFT Pres says that union members have not just cooled on Trump—they have turned on him 2018-08-15 [Politico]

Alabama Coca-Cola strike: Are unions gaining momentum? 2018-08-15 [AL.com]

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This month in labour history

1-08-1917 Frank H. Little, anti-war activist & IWW organiser is lynched in Butte, Montana. He was on IWW's Exec Board when he was killed. [more]

1-08-1942 American Federation of Musicians strikes against recording companies over royalty payments, most settling within a year. [more]

3-08-1821 Uriah Smith Stephens born. A tailor, he led 9 garment workers in founding the Knights of Labor in 1869. [more]

3-08-1981 The PATCO strike begins, effectively shutting down air travel in the US. 2 days later President Reagan fired 11,000 air traffic controllers and broke the union. [more]

4-08-1997 185,000 members of the Teamsters begin a successful 15-day strike at UPS. [more]

5-08-1981 President Reagan sacks 11000 federal air traffic controllers for striking and refusing his order to return to work. [more]

7-08-1894 Eugene Debs & three union leaders arrested following the Pullman strike. [more]

7-08-1919 Actors Equity becomes a recognised union after stagehands honour actors' picket lines. [more]

7-08-1890 Birth of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, IWW organiser and founder of the ACLU. [more]

8-08-1881 United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America forms & becomes one of the largest trade unions in the US. [more]

9-08-1890 Knights of Labor strike on the New York Central railroad; ends in defeat due to scab labour. [more]

10-08-1935 Transport workers in New York descend on a courthouse with money from their own pockets to bail out Mike Quill, their president, arrested after attending a picket line. [more]

11-08-1828 Workingmen’s Party, first US labour party, forms in Philadelphia. [more]

11-08-1894 Troops force 1200 jobless workers out of Washington, DC, including Jack London & Big Bill Haywood. [more]

17-08-1918 95 members of the IWW were jailed for resistance to the First World War. [more]

18-08-1927 Radio station WEVD - named for IWW labour leader Eugene V Debs – goes on the air in New York City. [more]

19-08-1909 IWW issues first edition of the “Little Red Song Book”. [more]

21-08-1831 Nat Turner's slave rebellion begins, Southampton County, Virginia, 56 slaves executed, 120 killed. [more]

23-08-1970 Led by César Chávez, the Salad Bowl strike, largest farm worker strike in US history, begins. [more]

25-08-1925 The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, led by A. Phillip Randolph, is founded. [more]

25-08-1950 President Truman ordered the federal government to seize control of the railroads in order to prevent a planned strike by 1.7m union members. [more]

26-08-1935 United Auto Workers union founded. [more]

28-08-1987 John Sayles's film “Matewan” about attempts to organise a union by coal miners is released. [more]

29-08-1921 West Virginia miners marching to free their imprisoned comrades face state forces and private detectives in the five-day "Battle of Blair Mountain." [more]

31-08-1939 Mexican-American women workers walkout at California Sanitary Canning Company, winning a union contract and wage increase. [more]

31-08-1933 Italian-American labour organizer Giovanni Pippan murdered during organizing campaign of bread wagon drivers in Chicago. [more]

31-08-1999 Detroit teachers start 9-day wildcat strike, winning "books, supplies, smaller class sizes" & 4% raise. [more]