Step up solidarity with UAW strikers at GM!

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019
Autoworkers picket Detroit GM Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Sept. 25. Key issues are permanent status for temporary workers, end to divisive two-tier pay scale, reopen shuttered plants.

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — The nearly 49,000 United Auto Workers union members on strike against General Motors since Sept. 16 are winning solidarity in their fight to make temporary workers permanent, as well as to get rid of two-tier wages and…

Indiana Machinists strike for health care, living wages

Vol. 83/No. 26 - July 22, 2019

VALPARAISO, Ind. — “My family is on strike,” Stephanie Lambert, a striking lab worker at Regal Beloit Manufacturing, told the Militant July 6. Some 130 members of International Association of Machinists Local 2018 walked out here a week earlier when…

Striking Rhode Island bus drivers win union pension

Vol. 82/No. 40 - October 29, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — After 11 days on strike, members of Teamsters Local 251 voted Oct. 13 to ratify a new contract with First Student Inc., winning a union pension plan. This correspondent met several dozen of the striking school bus…