Alabama: Amazon Workers Begin Second Union Drive After First Overturned for Union Busting

By Sarah Ahmed Today, workers at the Amazon Bessemer warehouse BHM1 begin voting in their second union election after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled to overturn last year’s union vote due to Amazon’s concentrated union-busting campaign. The workers are seeking to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union (RWDSU), a yellow union tied to the imperialist Democratic Party. While exposing … Continue reading Alabama: Amazon Workers Begin Second Union Drive After First Overturned for Union Busting

Kellogg’s Strike Ends, Union Leadership Fails to Win Workers’ Key Demands

By Sarah Ahmed This past Tuesday, the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) announced that Kellogg’s workers had voted to approve a new contract over the weekend, ending the eleven-week strike of 1,400 workers that disrupted production at facilities in Michigan, Nebraska, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The newly ratified contract is almost identical to the contract that workers rejected earlier this month, … Continue reading Kellogg’s Strike Ends, Union Leadership Fails to Win Workers’ Key Demands

Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Photo: SEIU President Mary Kay Henry (credit Gage Skidmore) By the Editorial Board The $2 trillion spending plan being pushed through Congress by the Biden administration known as “Build Back Better” (BBB) has sparked a contentious debate among ruling class politicians, with Republicans characterizing it as a radical, ‘socialist’ agenda, and the Democratic Party framing it as a major victory for the working class. The … Continue reading Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill