One hundred years ago Bisbee, Arizona, hosted the beginning of the defeat of one of the world’s boldest and most effective labor organizations, the International Workers of the World (IWW) or Wobblies, when 1186 striking copper mine workers were rounded up, loaded into cattle cars, then dumped in the desert of southwest New Mexico at […]
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More than 200 Tucson taxi drivers hired by AAA Transportation/Yellow Cab are employees, not independent contractors, and therefore eligible for union representation according to an October ruling by National Labor Relations Board Regional (NLRB) director Cornele A. Overstreet. This historic decision is based on a determination that the drivers’ opportunities for loss or gain are […]
Service workers from around town and adjunct faculty members from the university joined forces to fight for a livable wage and salary in a rally on April 15 that took place at the University of Arizona. After the rally, Doctress Neutopia interviews Green Party members about what is happening with the Greens on campus.
A video about the struggle for a livable wage in Tucson, Arizona. Fast food workers strike demanding a pay raise to $15 an hour and the right to unionize.
CIP AMERICAS Obama last visited Mexico during the G-20 summit in Los Cabos last June. He and his entourage will touch down again today for talks with Mexico’s new president, Enrique Peña Nieto. Since his election, Peña Nieto’s team has worked to shift media focus away from violence related to the drug war and towards […]
THE REAL NEWS Unionized women workers do better than those unorganized. All working women need access to universal daycare.
WWW.YASMINNAIR.NET Few things have delighted me more in recent weeks than the sight of so many people, and not all of them teachers, clad in red t-shirts in support of the currently ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. All around Chicago, cars and trucks are honking their support as they zip past groups of strikers, like […]