WE ARE THE UNION

WE ARE THE UNION

  A successful 10-week strike by Student Workers of Columbia displayed the power of an insurgent rank-and-file.  SINCE THE 1970s, WORKER participation in labour unions in the United States has been in serious decline. In 1954, a high of over 28% of all US workers...
1973 STRIKES – BIRTH OF NEW UNIONS

1973 STRIKES – BIRTH OF NEW UNIONS

TWO THOUSAND BLACK WORKERS at Coronation Brick and Tile in Durban went on strike in January 1973. They could not know that their action to demand a modest wage increase would ultimately transform workers’ struggle in South Africa. They launched a process of concerted...