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Labour Last Updated: Oct 22, 2014 - 8:55:31 AM


Labour
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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Moroccan Unions Call National Strike To Protest Economic Reforms
Moroccan unions call for a 24 hour national strike on October 29 to protest cuts in pensions and subsidies for gasoline and fuel oil. These cuts have been demanded by the International Monetary Fund.

Oct 16, 2014 - 8:28:55 AM

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IMI Workers Committee Chairman Itzhak Yehuda Wants the Company Sold to a Strategic Investor
"Israel Military Industries must not be another Tnuva. We must not get into a situation where a group of foreign financial investors will come along and buy IMI for a shekel, take it round the block a few times, and then sell it for ten times the amount,"

Oct 14, 2014 - 9:57:23 AM

Labour
A Union County
Leftists and trade unionists should look to the energy and strategic intelligence of the Lorain labor movement, which has stayed strong despite substantial changes in the community and economy because of its commitment to struggling for strong contracts, organizing new shops, and building solidarity across industry, union, race, and gender.

Oct 9, 2014 - 9:46:25 AM

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