Bakery union picket at Nabisco in Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 10. Strikers in five states stayed strong, brought workers together, won support, showed how unions can make a difference.

Nabisco strikers go back to work stronger, ready to fight

Workers adopt contract, thank all those who backed strike

CHICAGO — Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union at Nabisco plants and distribution centers in Oregon, Colorado, Virginia, Illinois and Georgia voted to adopt a new four-year contract Sept. 16 and 17. The over…


Heaven Hill strikers stand up to Kentucky distillery bosses

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — Four hundred United Food and Commercial Workers members went on strike Sept. 11 against Heaven Hill Brands bourbon distillery here after their five-year union contract expired. “The biggest issue is what the company calls ‘nontraditional’ scheduling,” Matt…



Mexican, Cuban presidents: ‘End US economic war against Cuba!’

Oscar Castellano, left, one of more than 260 Cuban medical volunteers in Haiti, gives talk on COVID-19 prevention at Grande Riviera du Nord hospital June 28. Cuba has offered to provide Cuban-developed vaccine, or help produce it, to Latin American and Caribbean governments.

In a blow to Washington’s stepped-up attempts to isolate Cuba, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador invited Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel to serve as guest of honor for Mexico’s independence day celebration Sept. 16. In his speech at the military…



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