Nearly 50,000 GM workers have been on strike since Monday. Marianne Garneau interviewed Lynn, a UAW member on strike at a components plant in Rochester.
Vincent Grant interviews Wen, a flight attendant who was on the strike leadership committee for last week’s EVA Air strike and occupation.
After a six-month strike that saw workers walking picket lines in extremely cold temperatures, UFCW Local 1400 has reached an agreement with the Saskatoon Co-op. The deal includes the introduction of a two-tier wage system whereby new hires will start at a different pay scale.
Marianne Garneau spoke to workers in over a dozen grocery cooperatives across the U.S. and Canada to produce this report on coops’ exploitation of workers and history of union-busting.
Tammy Matz has been an LAUSD public school teacher for almost eighteen years and currently teachers third grade at Melrose Elementary school, while also serving as that school’s UTLA Chapter Chair (the equivalent of “steward” or “delegate” in some other unions). Being a parent at
The Saskatoon Co-op is a consumer cooperative grocery with multiple locations in and around Saskatoon, SK. Workers are represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1400. They have been without a contract for two years, and have been on strike since November 1. We
Union members and community supporters across Canada have been organizing militant and effective pickets at Canada Post facilities ever since legislation came down on Monday making strikes by Canada Post workers themselves illegal. Vancouver, Hamilton, Edmonton, Halifax, Windsor, and Mississauga have all seen “cross pickets”