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  • WIN Week In Review Audio: August 22-24, 2014 August 22, 2014
    Workers Independent News Week In Review newscast August 22-24, 2014
  • WIN Labor Report Audio: August 22, 2014 August 21, 2014
    Golan’s Strike In Chicago Enters Fourth Week CWA’s Claude Cummings Jr. Voices Support For Justice In Ferguson, MO RWDSU Scores Another Car Wash Organizing Victory In NYC NFL Asks Performers Pay To The League To Perform At Super Bowl  
  • Golan’s Strike In Chicago Enters Fourth Week August 21, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham Striking workers at Golan’s, a furniture moving company in Chicago, want a relatively simple thing. They just want the company to bargain a first contract with them now that they have joined Teamsters Local 705. Talks started in December of 2013. After months of fruitless attempts to get a first contract the […]
  • CWA’s Claude Cummings Jr. Voices Support For Justice In Ferguson, MO August 21, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham Communications Workers of America District 6 Vice-President Calude Cummings Jr. says his union has members in Ferguson Missouri and they deserve support from the union in securing justice there. Cummings says they have a right to full and transparent investigation into the police killing of Michael Brown. He says they must also […]
  • RWDSU Scores Another Car Wash Organizing Victory In NYC August 21, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham Workers at New York’s K&P Car Wash voted overwhelmingly to join the union RWDSU this week. It’s the ninth car wash to union since a New York campaign to organize car washes started in 2012. RWDSU President Stuart Applebaum says this proves the union is building a movement among workers in New […]
  • NFL Asks Performers Pay To The League To Perform At Super Bowl August 21, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham American Federation of Musicians president Ray Hair isn’t happy about a proposal floated by the National Football League asking musicians if they would be willing to pay the league for performing at the Super Bowl. Hair says it’s not the league has no money and can’t afford to pay musicians to perform […]

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