Day: June 18, 2019

UAW loses election at VW Chattanooga by 29 votes

In the end, the difference between a unionized workplace and one without real worker representation was narrow: 833 employees voted against union representation and 776 in favour, a difference of merely 29 votes. The UAW and the global union movement…

Young unionists demanding justice for Lula

“We have been protesting for 417 days”, says a sign outside the federal police headquarters in Curitiba, where Lula da Silva is currently incarcerated. It is a permanent camp where hundreds of people meet every day to call for Lula’s release….