"They want to take away your right to support your union. They don't want us to be here."
Union paperworkers walked their picket line round-the-clock last week demanding that Nippon Paper resume "good faith" contract talks. They ended the walkout when the company came back to the bargaining table.
"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.
Chicago's labor movement turned out in force yesterday to declare support for immediate reform of immigration law.
The AFL-CIO will probe new ways of organizing itself and the broader labor movement and its allies to meet what it says are the changing times.