Never forget the Hamlet fire: Capitalist greed killed 25 workers

Never forget the Hamlet fire: Capitalist greed killed 25 workers

Twenty-five workers were killed on Sept. 3, 1991, when a fire broke out at the Imperial Foods chicken plant in ...
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Happy Labor Day — now drop dead

Happy Labor Day — now drop dead

At least 7.5 million workers will lose all their unemployment benefits on Sept. 6. Another 3 million workers will lose ...
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Justice for Janitors fighting big tech, big banks for a fair contract

Justice for Janitors fighting big tech, big banks for a fair contract

Thousands of janitors across California have taken to the streets to fight for a fair union contract. On June 15, ...
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Unemployed Workers Union and workers’ power in the pandemic crisis

Unemployed Workers Union and workers’ power in the pandemic crisis

Struggle-La Lucha questioned Sharon Black, an organizer with the Unemployed Workers Union in Baltimore. Following are her answers. How did ...
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Stop killing workers with heat!

Stop killing workers with heat!

There's nothing natural about the heat waves and massive forest fires scorching the earth. Capitalist climate change is unnatural.  Record ...
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Frito-Lay workers win strike against ‘suicide shifts’

Frito-Lay workers win strike against ‘suicide shifts’

Workers at the Frito-Lay factory in Topeka, Kansas, held their ground and won a favorable union contract after a solid ...
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Baltimore's unemployed workers speak out

Baltimore’s unemployed workers speak out

Coming off its second court victory against Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan to cut off federal pandemic unemployment relief early, ...
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Unemployed Workers Union wins court victory: 'We will continue to fight'

Unemployed Workers Union wins court victory: ‘We will continue to fight’

July 13: The Unemployed Workers Union is encouraged by today’s decision by Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Fletcher-Hill to grant ...
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New Orleans firefighters turn up the heat, march on City Hall

New Orleans firefighters turn up the heat, march on City Hall

On July 1, the New Orleans Firefighters Association led a march downtown. In the heat of the day, they set ...
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The case for Maryland's unemployed workers to go before judge today

The case for Maryland’s unemployed workers to go before judge today

The Unemployed Workers Union's case on behalf of Maryland's unemployed workers is slated to go before a judge today. Today, ...
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