Solidarity with low-wage worker fightback

Source : Workers World | Solidarity with low-wage worker fightback   Tens of millions of workers in the U.S. — over 90 percent in the private sector —  have no union. Under current anti-worker laws, our siblings who drive for Uber/Lyft aren’t even considered workers and are ineligible for meager unemployment insurance payments. Drivers and other gig workers are being told …

Boston school bus drivers win emergency full pay during school closure

Source: Workers World | Boston school bus drivers win emergency full pay during school closure   On March 16, elected officers of United Steelworkers Local 8751, the Boston School Bus Drivers Union, conducted mass meetings in the bus yards over loudspeakers with hundreds of drivers, monitors, dispatchers and support staff. They presented a multipart agreement reached with Transdev — a division …

Local 8751 Concerns and Demands for COVID-19 Preparedness

As news of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spreads as fast as the virus, now reported in all New England states, workers in fields of public education have been advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and all branches of public health and government to prepare immediately…