From the Labor Commission of the CPUSA, updates, information, news, analysis, and organizing materials in solidarity with workers of the world.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Congress Hotel Strikers - Still Strong after Six Years

Chicago Congress Hotel workers have been fighting for 6 years for a decent contract. Faced with wage cuts and other unfair demands the workers walked out 6 long years ago - still they fight on with ever growing labor and community support. This week the battle also shifts to City Hall when the Chicago City Council will consider denying the Hotel permits it needs for expansion. This year a host of labor leaders and elected officials spoke out in support at this years 6th Anniversary demonstration including Illinois Gov Pat Quinn.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

L.A. Free Choice Rally \

At a rally on June 3 at Senator Dianne Feinstein's L.A. office, Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor calls on Senator Feinstein to "Let President Obama Sign The Employee Free Choice Act!"