Walmart workers donate ‘blood money’ bribes to build SWP

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020

“I’m putting a check in the mail for $321.85, which includes the COVID-19 bribe and MyShare,” wrote Anthony Dutrow from Miami. “I can’t think of a better way to reinforce what we are accomplishing in our trade union work at…


Use the bosses’ ‘blood money’ to build SWP

Vol. 84/No. 16 - April 27, 2020

“Enclosed is the ‘blood money’ bribe I got from Walmart for $489.03,” wrote Chris Hoeppner from Philadelphia. “Use the money to build the Socialist Workers Party. They cut hours and are increasing the workload to massively increase their profits and…


Workers donate Walmart ‘blood money’ to the SWP

Vol. 84/No. 13 - April 6, 2020

This week several Walmart workers in the Twin Cities in Minnesota sent $634.50 from bonuses — the bosses’ “blood money” bribes — they received to the Socialist Workers Party.  “In the wake of the coronavirus epidemic’s spread to the United…


Workers donate ‘blood money’ bribes to build SWP

Vol. 83/No. 48 - December 30, 2019

Enclosed is a check for $35.83 that I discovered on my Walmart check stub,” wrote Anthony Dutrow from Miami, “no doubt some kind of holiday ‘gift’ and no doubt ‘blood money.’ “This was one of the many things they’ve thrown…


Workers donate ‘blood money’ bribes to build SWP

Vol. 83/No. 1 - January 7, 2019

“Enclosed are four checks totaling $900.86 from bonuses retail workers recently received,” wrote Milly Townsend from Albany, New York. “It’s a pleasure for all of us to turn this ‘blood money’ to good use building the Socialist Workers Party!” “The…


Workers donate bosses’ ‘blood money’ bribes to SWP

Vol. 82/No. 40 - October 29, 2018

“Enclosed are three checks totaling $374 from bonuses retail workers recently received in their paychecks,” wrote Eli French from Seattle. “This is more ‘blood money’ our boss uses to try and convince workers that we all have a stake in…


Workers give ‘blood money’ to Socialist Workers Party

Vol. 82/No. 22 - June 4, 2018

“Enclosed please find ‘blood money’ checks of $20 each for the Socialist Workers Party from several retail workers in Philadelphia,” writes Janet Post. “The company ‘awarded’ the workers at a number of stores based on how many customers signed up…


Workers give bosses’ ‘blood money’ bribes to build SWP

Vol. 82/No. 15 - April 16, 2018

During the last two weeks in March 18 workers contributed a total of $3,911.79 of “blood money” to the Socialist Workers Party Capital Fund, which strengthens the party’s long-term work. “Enclosed is $102.01 from ‘incentive pay’ I received from the…


Workers donate ‘blood money’ bribes to build SWP

Vol. 82/No. 12 - March 26, 2018

“I am sending $780 of ‘blood money’ to the Socialist Workers Party from a retroactive pay raise we got under the recently signed new rail contract at Norfolk Southern,” Linda Armstrong wrote March 2. Bosses use bonuses and other payouts…


Rail worker turns over bosses’ bribe to build the SWP

Vol. 82/No. 8 - February 26, 2018

Bosses at the railroad in New York state, where Jeffrey Patterson works, paid him an extra $243.93 of back pay as “an incentive to encourage workers to sign a new contract that cuts medical benefits, particularly for those with families…