Worker Correspondents: Electrician Forces Construction Company to Provide Break Area

Photo: Electrician holds sign “We are not homeless we just work for Skanska” (Courtesy of worker) By Corey Brooks For over seven months, workers at the Orlando Health construction site run by the contractor Skanska did not have tables or anywhere to take their lunch break until a local worker stood up and forced the company to act. After Jerry, an electrician working on the … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Electrician Forces Construction Company to Provide Break Area

Orlando: Tribune Holds Study of Workers’ Stories, Developing Revolutionary Journalists

By Corey Brooks On January 22, the Orlando Tribune of the People Support Committee held a study of the paper’s Worker Correspondents articles which inspired attendees to document their own experiences in the workplace and become active in Tribune’s efforts to be a voice for the working class and revolutionary movement. The event focused on the need for Worker Correspondents, that is, journalists who write about their … Continue reading Orlando: Tribune Holds Study of Workers’ Stories, Developing Revolutionary Journalists

Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

Garrett Foster was murdered by reactionary US Army sergeant Daniel Perry on July 25, 2020, while defending a march for Black lives in Austin, Texas. Foster’s death has resonated with revolutionaries around the US—the example he set by putting his life on the line and making the ultimate sacrifice for the people is something that lives on far beyond his last heartbeat. The following is a … Continue reading Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

Worker Correspondents: UPS Steals Workers’ Wages, Denies Benefits Through Staffing Firm

Photo Credit: Tribune SC By Noah Long Orlando UPS workers often have wages stolen from their paychecks; in one egregious case a worker did not receive pay for four full days. UPS employs many workers through the staffing firm Adecco, which it uses to avoid providing benefits to full-time workers who would normally receive them. Workers routinely receive paychecks that do not reflect the number … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: UPS Steals Workers’ Wages, Denies Benefits Through Staffing Firm