Carolyn Humphries, a gastroenterology technician and member of PASNAP, produced a great video documenting her union's strike at the Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia the past four weeks. Temple workers celebrated the strike's settlement last week, ratifying the contract by 97 percent.
May Day Protests Gain Urgency
as Immigration, Health Care Fights Explode
Saturday's May Day marches and rallies across the country took on new urgency as activists mobilized to oppose Arizona's sweeping anti-immigrant laws and support a single-payer plan in the states. Read more and be sure to check out a beautiful set of May Day photos from all over the nation in the story.
Union Notches Rare Win at Comcast
As technicians at cable giant Comcast celebrated a rare organizing victory in New Jersey last month, fellow techs in Ohio and New York reported a more familiar result: two more campaigns done in by Comcast's anti-union machine. "People are realizing they've been had," said an IBEW organizer. "The money is there, it's just a matter of what they want to spend it on. And it's not the workers." Read more .
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