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#VT AFL-CIO First State Labor Council In Nation To Support Black Self Determination

Vermont AFL-CIO Position Statement On The Fight Against Racism: Now Is The Time For Unity & Action!

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#Burlington #VT: Powerful Day Of Progressive Labor Unity – AFSCME 1343 Picket

100+ VEHICLE CARAVAN PICKETS FOR JOB SECURITY & NEW DEAL IN BURLINGTON – SOLIDARITY WITH BLACK LIVES MATTER!

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#Toulouse, #France: The Temporary Workers of the University of the Mirail Defeated by the #Pandemic?

I am writing this testimony to show how teleworking, while augmenting our teaching workload, also reduces our ability to fight; through the example of a struggle of temporary workers in France in which I took part. Of course these words do not represent the position of the Collectif des précaires du Mirail.

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#Poznan, #Poland: The new rules were to protect workers, they turned against them. Death in #Amazon

Poland. A few days ago, in an Amazon warehouse near Poznań (Poland), one of the workers died of a heart attack during a night shift. Other employees associate this death with hypoxia and heat – the obligation to wear face masks at work.

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Wildcat strike at Spargel Ritter in #Bornheim, #Germany

Bornheim. Germany. The wildcat strike of Romanian agricultural workers in Bornheim shows that struggles are possible even under conditions of racist super-exploitation.

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Workplace notes in times of the #coronavirus

An overview of workers strikes in various states in times of the coronavirus. The overview is incomplete, as the wave of strikes is still growing and its almost impossible to report about all strikes.

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“We’re All On Our Own” – #Brussels Transport Workers Launch Wildcat Strike Against the Return to Normality

Brussels. Belgium. On 11-12 May 2020, a 80% of bus and 50% of tram drivers of the Brussels public transportation services went on a wildcat strike after the union had agreed to resuming normal timetables behind their backs.

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“Padrone di Merda” Worker Organizers Under Attack in #Bologna, #Italy!

Bologna. Italy. May 18. 2020. What’s happened? At dawn this morning in Bologna, Italy, some workers and precarious workers who refused to be exploited and swindled by their shit bosses were woken up by police officers, giving them notice of these precautionary measures against them: five were ordered to leave Bologna and one was banned from approaching their ex-workplace and ex-bosses. A further 13 workers have also been charged.

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Mutual Aid and Solidarity against Crisis – Green Syndicalist Reflections on #COVID19

It took only a matter of weeks for politicians and political pundits to openly muse about the death calculus that should be undertaken to determine how many should die to “save the economy,” or more precisely to restore profits to owners and investors. Shutdowns and isolation might be good for people and the planet but were not so great for capital accumulation. It turns out capital does not care if people or the planet die, as long as the Dow goes up. Pretenses have been shed, the core of the system is on display.

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