Dana Corporation auto parts workers announce the formation of a rank-and-file committee in Pennsylvania to link their struggles with other workers at the company and throughout the globe.
Dana workers at the auto parts maker’s oldest facility in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, reached out to the WSWS to discuss the abuses and low pay at the profitable corporation.
The issuance of an injunction against Clarios workers shows that the ruling class views the walkout as a struggle with far-reaching national and international implications.
One worker told the WSWS, “Flames were high and there was a lot of smoke, but nobody could hear the fire alarm.”
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The case for building rank-and-file strike committees at Toronto’s York University: a reply to a reader
Under conditions in which major struggles by workers increasingly take the form of a rebellion against the union apparatus, which works tirelessly to suppress the class struggle, defenders of the union bureaucracy invariably come forward to insist that this time, everything will be different.
A group of teachers from the northern and western working-class suburbs of Melbourne overwhelmingly passed a resolution demanding the immediate and unconditional freedom of imprisoned journalist Julian Assange.
Despite the militancy of the rank and file and immense public support, the nationalist pro-capitalist unions succeeded in running our struggle into the ground. If we are to prevail, the rank-and-file must build new organizations of struggle that fight to mobilize the social power of the working class, industrially and politically.
After the “ratification” of the CFA contract
No doubt there were many people opposed to the contract and who wanted to continue the strike who voted “yes” or abstained, since the ballot stated a “no” vote meant accepting terms imposed by management.