December 6, 2017 -
Her work as an organizer in Tallahassee, Florida, is a testament to the oft-forgotten role of African-American working-class people — especially women — in the making of the modern civil rights movement in the South.
November 13, 2014 -
Joe Burns' latest book examines the wave of wildcat strikes that swept the U.S. during the 1960s and '70s -- involving unlikely actors like sanitation workers in Memphis, police in New Orleans, and teachers in Florida -- and how they reshaped the labor movement.
October 8, 2014 -
As labor experiments with alternative forms of organizing such as worker centers and minority strikes, a new book explores such participatory worker organizing and promotes it as the best way to solve the labor movement's deep-seated problems.
March 13, 2013 -
A national day of action on March 24 will call on Congress to keep Saturday mail delivery, but postal worker unions have other demands to halt the push toward USPS privatization.
October 21, 2011 -
As all-out attack continues on immigrants in the South and West, Alabama's immigrant workers met it with a day of wildcat strikes.
December 1, 1981 -
A group of workers in Tennessee struggled with their own solidarity and with management and came out on top.