Starbucks Fires Entire Organizing Committee in Memphis, Union Spreads to NYC

by Arjae Red, published on Workers World, February 11, 2022 Seven Starbucks workers at the Poplar and Highland Starbucks in Memphis, Tennessee, were fired Feb. 8 in the most vicious and blatant act of union busting by the company so far. These firings accounted for approximately 35% of the total workforce in the store, according to the press statement released[…]

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Workers Rise Up in Strike Wave

by Malik Miah, published on Socialist Action, November 3, 2021 Thousands of workers are on strike right now in the United States, in what is being dubbed “Striketober”. In some cases, bosses are using “replacements” (scabs) to cross picket lines and keep the profits flowing. Strikers are fed up with poor working conditions, forced overtime, 16-hour shifts, low wages, and[…]

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GM to close five plants in US and Canada, slash 14,700 jobs

Photo: Workers leaving the Detroit-Hamtramck plant before the elimination of the second shift in March 2017 by Jerry White, from the World Socialist Website, November 27, 2018 General Motors officials announced yesterday that the Detroit-based automaker will close five plants in the US and Canada in 2019 and another two, still unspecified, plants outside of North America. The elimination of[…]

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