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Detroit Teachers Fight Back! Teachers Shut Down Schools to Fight for Restoration of Democracy and Defend Public Education

Detroit Teachers Fight Back! Teachers Shut Down Schools to Fight for Restoration of Democracy and Defend Public Education

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE The “Snyder flu” sickout has become Detroit’s most dynamic action to defend our civil rights and our public schools. And there is only one remedy that can cure the “Snyder flu”: restore the democratic rights of the people of Detroit, terminate Snyder’s regime of Emergency Manager takeovers, and stop [...]

January 13, 2016 BAMN Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings Comments Off on Detroit Teachers Fight Back! Teachers Shut Down Schools to Fight for Restoration of Democracy and Defend Public Education

David beats Goliath: AFSCME Local 207 wins strike!

David beats Goliath: AFSCME Local 207 wins strike!

THE ANATOMY OF A VICTORY On Thursday, October 4, AFSCME Local 207, the city of Detroit’s largest union that represents water and sewage workers, won its five-day strike. The Local 207 Executive Board ended the strike after signing a deal with the Water Department management that addressed the issues that the union had gone on [...]

October 8, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice Comments Off on David beats Goliath: AFSCME Local 207 wins strike!

Detroit Water Workers Strike Ends in Victory

Detroit Water Workers Strike Ends in Victory

All fired workers will be reinstated to their jobs Victory won on the most important issues that led to the strike Today, after further negotiations with DWSD management, Local 207 President John Riehl is proud to announce that the Local 207 Executive Board voted to end our strike today. Riehl said that the strike was [...]

October 4, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice Comments Off on Detroit Water Workers Strike Ends in Victory

Detroit Water Workers STRIKE BULLETIN #2

Detroit Water Workers STRIKE BULLETIN #2

LOCAL 207 ORGANIZER Official Newsletter of AFSCME Local 207, Detroit AFSCME 207 STRIKE BULLETIN #2 Issue # 168 October 3, 2012    Phone: 313-995-5691   Fax: 312-965-1603   Email: [email protected]   Website: afscme207.com Day Three of the Strike really sucked. It’s when we learned, among other things, that we are groundbreakers, pathfinders fighting an army of professionals [...]

October 3, 2012 BAMN Social Justice Comments Off on Detroit Water Workers STRIKE BULLETIN #2

An Eye-Witness Report from the Local 207 AFSCME Strike

An Eye-Witness Report from the Local 207 AFSCME Strike

The first and most important thing: the strike has NOT been called off and WILL CONTINUE in full force tomorrow, Tuesday, October 2nd. Everyone who can, every union member and every strike supporter, should be at the picket lines starting at 6am tomorrow morning. The early morning picketing is the most important time to picket [...]

October 2, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice Comments Off on An Eye-Witness Report from the Local 207 AFSCME Strike

DETROIT WATER WORKERS ON STRIKE!

DETROIT WATER WORKERS ON STRIKE!

Defend Our City, Our Lives, Our Children’s Futures Realize Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream for America in Detroit Workers from the Detroit Waste Water Plant walked out mid-shift on Sunday morning September 30th. We are asking everyone to come down to the Detroit Waste Water plant at 9300 West Jefferson to support the strike. We [...]

October 1, 2012 BAMN Labor Movement, Social Justice Comments Off on DETROIT WATER WORKERS ON STRIKE!