On Thursday, educators across Arizona are staging walkouts in protest of poor working conditions and low wages, adding to a national movement of teachers engaged in direct action and solidarity in the face of longstanding austerity conditions.
As Oklahoma public school teachers enter their third day of walkouts, Republican Governor Mary Fallin wanted to let the teachers know that they’re a bunch of greedy fucking 16-year-olds.
On Friday, over 1,000 teachers in Kentucky called in sick in response to a provision changing their pension benefits that was tacked on last second to a sewage bill. The gumption to protest has spread; on Monday in Oklahoma, teachers are poised to walk out of the classroom over school spending cuts.
An internal pay audit has sparked calls for a strike at the Financial Times, with a plan for a union meeting on Wednesday to discuss an apparent pay disparity between top women and men journalists at the paper.
An ongoing negotiation between the Writers’ Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers has been building for months, threatening all of us with reruns and shoe string late night TV productions. It looks like things may have been resolved, to the benefit of the viewing public.
Tensions are reportedly coming to a boiling point in negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
On March 8, the majority of the staff of Jezebel will be participating in A Day Without A Woman, the general women’s strike planned by the organizers of the Women’s March.
On Wednesday, March 8, dozens of schools will shut down in response to a nationwide general strike, “A Day Without a Woman.”
On Thursday, businesses across the country shut down in solidarity with “A Day Without Immigrants,” during which immigrants and allies protested Trump’s Muslim Ban, ICE arrests, and the many threats against immigrants from the administration.
On August 26, 1970, more than 20,000 women gathered in New York and across the country for the Women's Strike for Equality, calling for equal rights in the workplace, a repeal of anti-abortion laws, and free childcare. You know, all the things we've since achieved. Wait, what's that? We haven't? Not even the — but how…
Workers are on strike at the largest maker of sneaker brands including Nike and Adidas.
After a week of staring directly into Mayor Rahm Emanuel's soulless, inkwell eyes, the Chicago teachers union has resisted the tempting urge to blink and will wade into the second week of its strike. Schools will stay shuttered come Monday morning after union delegates declined to formally vote on contract settlements…
Since Monday, 350,000 Chicago kids who normally would be spending their day in classrooms crudely carving pictures of penises onto wooden desks are free to crudely carve penises on wooden things that are not located inside of a school building — their teachers are on strike. Let's take a terribly disappointing slog…
Chicago's public school students are almost certainly thrilled to have the day off from school today thanks to the Chicago Teacher's Union's ongoing strike, the first of its kind in a quarter century. But most everyone else — parents and city officials alike — is pretty pissed off.