🦄 Global, Labor

Workers Turn Black Friday into ‘Make Amazon Pay Day’

“Make Amazon Pay” – “The Tower must go” – “The wrong Amazon is burning” – “Solidarity with Amazon strikers worldwide” – activists projected a series of giant slogans on the Amazon Tower being built in Berlin.

More than 100 people protested in solidarity with the…

🦄 Labor

Starbucks Workers United Launches Red Cup Rebellion

Over 100 unionized Starbucks locations launched a one-day strike Thursday to demand that the company engage in good faith union negotiations and address understaffing at locations across the country.

Members of Starbucks Workers United, the national union representing Starbucks employees, organized the strike for Nov.…

🦄 Labor, Prison

Alabama Prisoners Explain Why They’re Striking

Prisoners across Alabama launched a coordinated work stoppage Monday, refusing to attend their work assignments and essentially shutting down normal operations of the prison system in the state.

Although the exact number of prisoners on strike is unknown, an outside organizer with prisoner support group…

🦄 Labor

Recently Unionized Minneapolis Starbucks Workers Conduct Two-day Strike

Minneapolis, MN – The corner of 47th Street and Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis was quiet for the first time after spirited drumming and chants of, “What’s disgusting? Union busting!” filled the air from July 31-August 1. Employees of the Cedar Avenue Starbucks had returned to…