Tag: solidarity

PJSTA Unanimously Votes to Support Portland Teachers

At tonight’s executive board meeting the PJSTA’s executive board unanimously approved the following resolution… Whereas, the Portland Public Schools are harming students and educators with a refusal to negotiate a fair contract, particularly in regards to class sizes, teacher workloads, wages, insurance… Read More

Portland, Oregon Teachers Vote to Strike!

Yesterday we mentioned the possibility of Portland Oregon’s teachers going on strike.  Late last night the PAT‘s rank and file overwhelmingly authorized a strike. Via Reuters… Teachers in Portland, Oregon’s largest school district, voted Wednesday night to authorize a strike, setting the… Read More

Largest LIRR Union Votes Unanimously to Strike

We first mentioned this possibility yesterday.  Last night one of the LIRR’s unions voted unanimously to strike. Via the Daily News… Members of the Long Island Rail Road’s largest union voted 500 to 0 on Wednesday to strike, a development that helps… Read More

Two Strike Votes Tonight

Tonight there will be two strike votes taking place.  One of the votes will feature a teachers union while the other features a Long Island union. This evening at 7:00 pm Pacific time teachers in Portland, Oregon will be voting on whether… Read More

RIP Pete Seeger

Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who was a renowned labor activist, died yesterday at 94 years old.  We are grateful for the inspiring life he lived and his tremendous contributions to the labor movement. “Solidarity Forever” by Pete Seeger…