35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

by TeleSUR Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from all walks of life are taking part in one of Brazil’s biggest ever strikes. Since early Friday morning, more than 35 million people in Brazil have been taking part in one of biggest general strikes in the country’s history against President Michel Temer’s neoliberal reforms, bringing the country to … Continue reading 35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

With Strike Looming, Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Win Big

by Sojourner Staff ITHACA – Contingent faculty at Ithaca College, being represented by SEIU Local 200, have struck a deal with the college after a lengthy bargaining session on Sunday. The strike, supported by contingent faculty, tenure-track faculty, students and allied unions who promised not to cross picket lines, was to commence tomorrow. Entire departments also were reported to be supportive of the strike and … Continue reading With Strike Looming, Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Win Big