Despite decades of attacks, workers and unions continue to organize and bargain to improve their workplaces and communities. Workers also are engaging in innovative forms of organizing - and transforming their organizations - to build power in the face of new challenges.
Workers at Seward Community Co-op hope to become the next group of co-op employees to win union recognition. On Wednesday, more than 100 workers and supporters marched to three Seward locations, chanting, “Union Power!”
Something remarkable happened this past week in Sauk Rapids. An entire shift of workers walked out of Coleman Co. on Monday, May 15. Immediately after, they contacted the Greater Minnesota Worker Center to update us on what had happened.
Some 21,000 workers at AT&T Mobility, including several hundred in Minnesota, will strike Friday if the company and the Communications Workers of America do not reach agreement on a new contract, the union said.
Nabisco workers from across the country gathered outside the Lincolnshire, Ill. site of the annual Mondelēz International shareholders meeting Wednesday morning, to hold a large rally in protest of the company’s continued outsourcing of jobs, disregard of American workers and communities.