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Railroad Workers Unite in Chicago Chicago is known as the place where the nation’s railroads meet. And last weekend, the city also became the meeting spot for about 40 of the country’s most progressive and activism-driven railroad union workers when … Continue reading

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Mobile Rail Workers win NLRB election

Thursday August 15th 2013: Mobile Rail Workers Union win the NLRB Election 17 -5! The Margin is so wide that the 3 contested ballots were not needed! Now the employer has 7 days to challenge the results. After the 7 … Continue reading

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Mobile Rail Picket

August 1, Western and 14th Outside Union Pacific Global 1 yard

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Mobile Rail Workers on ULP Strike!

For Immediate Release Contact: Sam Green, 773-728-0996, ghq@iww.org Rail Service Workers Go on Strike Demanding an End to Illegal Firings From July 26th to 29th, Management at Mobile Rail Solutions fired three workers actively engaged in unionizing efforts. The termination … Continue reading

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Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions Organize under IWW Banner

CHICAGO – The Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions, a specialized truck company servicing locomotives, have organized a Union seeking full recognition through the Industrial Workers of the World. With an overwhelming majority of petitioning workers, the IWW is immediately asking … Continue reading

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Teachers and Families March for Workplace Democracy

Saturday, Sept 15th TIME:      11:30 am PLACE:   UE Hall, Ashland and Monroe Wear RED! Bring pots, pans, noisemakers, signs and your voice! March with CTU & IWW teachers, workers and families for an educational system that is managed directly and democratically, … Continue reading

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Picket Picnic Street Party

Picket Picnic Street Party http://www.facebook.com/events/348968798523297/ 2439 South Oakley Avenue Chicago, IL 60608 It’s been a long week but we are still going strong. Get out your dancing shoes, bring an instrument, throw food on the fire and Join us for … Continue reading

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Fire the board of education

Join us as we march in solidarity with the CTU, Chicago educators, parents, students and workers. The situation in public education as it stands is intolerable and is only getting worse. Date: September 10th Time: 1:45 rally, 2:15 march Location: … Continue reading

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Ctu/iww iu 620 picket and march

Greetings Fellow Workers Join educators, parents and students as we rally and march for education justice. The Chicago Teachers Union is leading a fight against Rahm Emmanuel and his billionaire appointed board of education. We are fighting for a school … Continue reading

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March with Labor

Join CTU and labor allies Monday, September 3rd at Daley Plaza in a Labor Day Rally for… Jobs, Dignity and a Fair Contract Chicago teachers are approaching a showdown with the mayor and the Chicago Board of Education. The fight … Continue reading

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