How can rail workers unite and meet the bosses attacks?

Vol. 84/No. 16 - April 27, 2020
Canadian National workers waged eight-day “strike for safety” last November. Rail bosses across North America are laying off workers, speeding up work and running longer trains.

Facing what they claimed were coming “labor shortages” due to potential employee coronavirus cases, U.S. rail bosses demanded and were quickly granted waivers on maintenance and safety rules by the pro-employer Federal Railroad Administration. These include cutting back track and…

New York labor rally supports Amazon warehouse workers

Vol. 83/No. 46 - December 16, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Workers at the large Amazon warehouse here were joined by some 100 area unionists and other supporters to greet workers coming and going from their jobs at the giant e-commerce company’s fulfillment center here Nov. 25.…