Detroit Fight for $15 placard during general strike on March 6, 2020
Domestic News

Fight for $15 Workers Stage One Day Strike

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff These photographs were taken on Friday. March 6, 2020 in Detroit as workers gathered as part of a nationwide Fight for $15 strike around the United States. Workers are demanding […]

French workers demonstrate over pension reforms
International News

France Disrupted by Unions Striking Over Pension Reforms

By Abayomi Azikiwe President Emmanuel Macron has been further exposed for his neo-liberal policies by proposing a series of pension reforms which have prompted a general strike among French workers. For over a month, hundreds […]

Chicago Teachers Strike during October 2019
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Chicago teachers strike settled

By Abayomi Azikiwe On October 17, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members walked off the job demanding better salaries and working conditions among other issues. The strike also was joined by members of the Service […]

McDonald's workers demand an end to sexual harassment at #FastFoodGlobal Day of Action strike in Detroit on Nov. 14
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Low-wage workers strike in Detroit

 By Detroit FW staff Almost 1000 low-wage workers, organized by Fight for $15, went on strike on Nov.12, 2019, and took the streets of Detroit, braving record cold temperatures and snow to demand unions for […]

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Ecuadoran General Strike Wins Concession on Fuel Subsidies

By Abayomi Azikiwe After days of mass demonstrations and work stoppages, the Ecuadorian people have illustrated their revolutionary tradition in the ongoing battle against the imposition of austerity. Beginning on October 3, people responded angrily […]

Domestic News

Solidarity with the struggle of the GM workers and ex-GM workers in Colombia

By Autoworkers Caravan We are outraged over General Motors’ plans for mass layoffs at its Colmotores (Bogota, Colombia) assembly plant announced on December 21, 2018 that will result in an unspecified number of workers and their […]

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The WFTU stands on the side of the Los Angeles teachers

By The World Federation of Trade Unions The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 95 million workers in 130 countries across the globe, sends its internationalist and militant greetings to the teachers of Los Angeles […]

Chicago LPN strikers Nov 2018
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Nurses demand better contracts at University of Illinois

By Fighting Words Staff Dozens of Licensed Practical Nurses from the Illinois Nurses Association went on strike November 15 against Chicago’s University of Illinois Hospital to demand that management bargain in good faith for a […]

Women who load packages onto delivery vans describe conditions inside Amazon’s Eagan, MN warehouse
International News

Labor struggles against Amazon

By Jerry Goldberg Recent labor struggles against Amazon raise the question of whether retail workers, based on changes in the mode of production, are ripe for union organizing struggles similar to the dynamic period of […]