Momentum Building against Wage Theft

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New Orleans    Increasingly I get the feeling that there is real momentum building against the standard operating procedure of company’s ripping off their workers on wages.              The courts are not necessarily the workers’ friends on these issues though.  For example a recent ruling against steelworkers was surprising to me.  The court denied pay for …

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Finding New Ways to Organize

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 Toronto    Some of the most interesting meetings in my several days in Toronto were with our friends in the Canadian labor movement in Ontario, especially at the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW), SEIU Canada, and the Steelworkers.  There’s a hunger to organize in most of these unions even though several of them are getting hammered by …

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