New York Columbia Grad Workers are on Strike

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New York Columbia Grad Workers are on Strike 2018-04-25 [UAW]

New York Columbia graduate students strike over university refusal to negotiate a contract 2018-04-25 [Wash Post]

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Massachusetts White-dominated construction unions want more diversity 2018-04-24 [Boston Globe]

Massachusetts Save our jobs: Philips union boss begs Trump for help 2018-04-24 [Boston Herald]

District of Columbia GW Univ Graduate student unionization efforts deserve to be heard by administrators 2018-04-24 [Hatchet]

Michigan Hospital responds to strike authorization vote 2018-04-24 [FOX]

Pennsylvania Federal judge rules county violated labor act 2018-04-24 [Standard-Jrnl]

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This month in labour history

10-04-1930 Dolores Huerta, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

11-04-1934 Frank Norman is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for organising citrus workers irrespective of their race. [more]

11-04-1974 United Mine Workers President W. A. “Tony” Boyle is found guilty of first-degree murder, for ordering the 1969 assassination of union reformer Joseph A. “Jock” Yablonski. Yablonski, his wife and daughter were murdered on December 30, 1969. [more]

14-04-1939 'The Grapes of Wrath', John Steinbeck's classic novel about itinerant labor, strikes and the Great Depression, is published. [more]

15-04-1889 Birth of labour and civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph [more]

20-04-1914 As many as 25 miners and family members, including women and children, are massacred by company guards during a strike in Ludlow, Colorado. [more]

21-04-1967 New York Governor Rockefeller signs the Taylor Law, allowing unions in the public sector, but banning strikes. [more]

24-04-1999 The ILWU halts shipping on the West Coast in solidarity with Mumia Abu-Jamal. [more]