Sweeney’s “insurgent” campaign in 1995 was aimed at heading off the collapse of the AFL-CIO after more than a decade during which the US labor federation betrayed strikes and colluded in the destruction of millions of jobs.
With a 12-hour, seven-day schedule at Sterling Heights Assembly, UAW repudiates long battle for eight-hour day
With the announcement of an April 5 start day for a grueling 12-hour, seven-day schedule at the Stellantis Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP), the UAW has repudiated rights that workers fought and died for over the course of well over 100 years.
The hartal showed that regardless of the intensity of a mass struggle, it will not succeed without a conscious Marxist leadership
With General Motors threatening to shut five factories in the US and Canada, it is valuable for autoworkers to study the heroic 1936-37 sit down strike against GM’s operations in Flint, Michigan.