1,400 Warehouse Workers and Drivers in New York Win Raise After Strike

On January 17, around 1,400 members of Teamsters Local 202 who work at Hunts Point Produce Market in The Bronx, NY went on strike after management refused to meet workers’ demands for desperately-needed pay raises and additional health care support...

Labor News

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize with Communications Workers of America On January 4, following over two years of sustained activism and...

President Biden Selects Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On January 7, news outlets reported that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was then President-elect Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Labor. Walsh,...

250 Million People Join Massive Two-Day Strike in India

On November 26 and 27, an astonishing 250 million people took to the streets in India for a two-day general strike. The strike, by some estimates the largest in world history, was an extreme show of worker solidarity across all job types, as 10...

Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell Honored with Shirley Chisholm Breakthrough Leader Award

On July 30, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell was honored with the 2020 Shirley Chisholm Breakthrough Leader Award, named after the “unbought and unbossed” 1972 presidential candidate. The award was presented as part of The Summit for Civil...

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