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Labour Last Updated: Oct 30, 2014 - 3:20:57 PM


Labour
How Labor Can Save Itself
A book review by Michael Hirsch of Stanley Aronowitz's latest book, The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers' Movement, Verso 2014. Stanley Aronowitz is a former factory worker and organizer with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers and the Oil,Chemical and Atomic Workers. Mr Hirsch writes that Aronowitz argues for direct action, workplace democracy and that unions become partners in job and community struggles. He calls this a book of wonder.

Oct 30, 2014 - 3:13:52 PM

Labour
Numsa Ambitions Spell Game-Changer for SA Politics
Numsa is playing all its cards and forging ahead, at all costs, with its plans to stand firm in its political ideals.

Oct 28, 2014 - 8:44:54 AM

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Kaiser Runs Aground in Hawaii
Hawaiian health care workers in UNITE HERE Local 5 have organized short strikes over workloads, staff cuts, and clinic closings.

Oct 25, 2014 - 8:17:55 AM

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Freeport-McMoRan Destroys Famous Salt of the Earth Labor Union
The local Steelworkers union Shores decertified is the inheritor of Mine-Mill Local 890, a union made famous by the 1954 film "Salt of the Earth", which dramatized Local 890's 1951 Empire Zinc strike. A number of members of the creative team behind the film had been blacklisted by Hollywood.

Oct 22, 2014 - 8:51:01 AM

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Global Support for UAW Organizing in the South
Massive international solidarity feeds in to the organizing drive of the UAW at Nissan in Canton, Mississippi. The six-country trade union delegation representing over 150,000 Nissan workers jointly demanded that Nissan allows the 4,000 workers in Canton to form a union local of UAW.
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Oct 17, 2014 - 7:18:57 AM

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