The United Steelworkers has condemned the Jan. 24 arrest of Manny Armenta, one of its international representatives, by customs officials in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.
240 locked-out workers from the Roquette corn-milling plant turned to national and international unions to garner support.
HARTFORD, Conn. - Hundreds of workers and their supporters rallied at Park Place Health Care Center in Hartford last week marking the 400 workers' sixth month on strike against Spectrum Healthcare. The members of SEIU 1199 recapped their struggle, and vowed to stand firm until they win a decent contract.
Next in the "rising tide of world labor protest" file comes the September 29 labor actions in Europe.
As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.
New York City union members converged outside United Parcel Service's midtown Manhattan office Sept. 1 for an informational picket line on labor rights issues in Turkey.
The Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan (ROC-MI) won a major victory when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an order that Dearborn's Andiamo Restaurant acted illegally.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Elected officials, union members and community supporters piled into a school bus and seven cars last Saturday, July 24, for a 10 mile solidarity caravan in support of nursing home workers on the 101st day of their strike.
PORTLAND, Ore. (PAI)--Labor-backed United Students Against Sweatshops claimed a big win on July 26 when the world's largest shoe and apparel maker, Nike, agreed to pay the full $2.5 million two Honduran subcontractors owed their 1,800 workers.
Support from around the country is coming in to 300 striking workers at the Mott's apple products plant in Williamson, N.Y.