Chicago feed workers strike for better pay and conditions

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020

CHICAGO — Twenty-eight members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 881 at ReConserve went on strike Nov. 2 for better pay and conditions. The company takes food scraps and converts them into feed for pigs and chickens. The plant…


Striking Indiana Machinists rally for health care, higher pay

Vol. 83/No. 30 - August 19, 2019
IAM Local 2018 members on strike for higher pay and against bosses attacks on health care at Regal Beloit, rally with supporters outside factory in Valparaiso, Indiana, Aug. 2.

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Chanting “2-4-6-8 why won’t you negotiate?” some 150 members of International Association of Machinists Local 2018 and their supporters rallied outside the Regal Beloit factory here Aug. 2. The unionists went on strike June 30, rejecting company…


Indiana Machinists strike for health care, higher pay

Vol. 83/ No. 28 - August 5, 2019

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Some 80 striking members of International Association of Machinists Local 2018 rallied here July 15 ahead of afternoon negotiations with Regal Beloit bosses. They were joined by family members and other area unionists in a lively protest…