Strikes over jobs, wages, safety as workers resist bosses’ attacks

Vol. 84/No. 34 - August 31, 2020
Group of striking New Orleans sanitation workers, called “hoppers,” with SWP 2020 presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, Aug. 13. After pay cut they’re demanding living wage, safe working conditions.

“I came to support them because the strike is like the one we won last November,” Canadian National trainman Juan Federico Garcia told the Militant  when he joined striking longshore workers in Montreal Aug. 10. He was referring to how…


As crisis deepens, workers fight boss attacks on jobs, conditions

Vol. 84/No. 33 - August 24, 2020

Working people around the world are taking action on the shop floor and in the street to resist the propertied rulers’ moves to deepen the exploitation of labor upon which their state power is based. The bosses’ “solution” to the…





Workers fight boss attacks on jobs, wages, conditions

Workers’ problem today is crisis of capitalism, not a virus
Vol. 84/No. 29 - July 27, 2020
Tens of thousands protest July 11 in Tel Aviv, Israel, against government’s failure to deliver aid promised to workers classified as self-employed. Sign reads, “Out of touch! We’re fed up!”

Speedup and dangerous working conditions enforced by bosses at Los Angeles Apparel and at nearby meatpacking plants highlight the employers contempt for workers’ safety and lives. Four workers at L.A. Apparel have recently died from coronavirus and over 300 working…


Workers fight back against boss attacks on jobs, safety

Vol. 84/No. 28 - July 20, 2020
Thousands of motorcycle workers for Uber and other food delivery app employers protested July 1 in Rio de Janiero, above, Sao Paulo and other Brazilian cities in the largest action so far to resist bosses’ use of high un-employment to pit workers against each other and drive down their pay and conditions.

From Maine shipyard strikers to food delivery bike and scooter drivers in Brazil, workers are fighting for their jobs, better wages and safer working conditions against the bosses’ drive to extract more profits from our labor power. From autoworkers in…


Amid layoffs, workers resist attacks from bosses, gov’t

Vol. 84/No. 27 - July 13, 2020
Since June 6 hundreds of Indian women garment workers have blocked entrance of Euro Clothing Company in Srirangapatna, demanding the reinstatement of 1,300 sacked workers.

The unity and fighting spirit of thousands of striking shipbuilding workers at Bath Iron Works in Maine is an example for workers everywhere as we seek ways to resist growing boss attacks on our jobs, wages and conditions.   Backed…


Joblessness soars worldwide, spurs working-class resistance

Vol. 84/No. 26 - July 6, 2020

The key for working people today is the fight for jobs, to provide income for workers and their families, to rebuild the ranks of the working class, and help workers prepare for class-struggle battles today and to come. Hundreds of…


Workers fight boss attacks on jobs, pay, work conditions

Vol. 84/No. 24 - June 22, 2020

From airlines to auto plants, oil companies to food packing, bosses around the world are pushing to crank up production as governments lift onerous lockdowns, opening the door for the employers to ratchet up cutthroat capitalist competition for markets and…