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  • Nurses Picket Over Lack of Protection From Ongoing Viral Pandemic

    May 21, 2020
    Saint Paul, MN – Hundreds of medical professionals and supporters held an informational picket demanding their employer Allina Health, along with the Minnesota Department of Health, provide increased personal protective equipment (PPE) “with higher safety standards.” After the May 20 picket outside United Hospital protesters…...
  • No Deal Reached as CTU Strike Continues Into Day 12

    October 28, 2019
    Chicago, IL – The CTU (Chicago Teachers Union) remains on strike for the 12th day after no agreement could be reached over the weekend. Monday marks the eighth day of missed classes, as compared to seven missed days of class during the 2012 CTU strike.…...
  • Chicago Teachers and Allies Rally as Strike Continues

    October 26, 2019
    Chicago, IL – Unicorn Riot covered a labor rally in solidarity with the ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. The strike enters its tenth day and began October 17, 2019. Teachers in Chicago are calling for smaller class sizes, adequate nurses, librarians, social workers, and teachers…...
  • Nine Injured at #Fightfor15 Rally After Truck Plows into Crowd

    October 3, 2018
    Flint, MI – On Tuesday morning, October 2, fast food workers and union members were marching toward a rally outside a local McDonalds calling for $15 an hour wages. Video of the incident shows a maroon pickup truck barreling at high speed down the road…...
  • Striking Workers Paralyze Mpls Rush Hour Traffic

    February 18, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds of striking janitors, staffers, union members, and community members occupied busy intersections in downtown Minneapolis bringing morning rush-hour traffic to a standstill. CTUL or Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (The Center of Workers United in Struggle) and SEIU 26…...