Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 09:52
The South Korean Rail Strike and the Suppression of Unions
Forum and Discussion Sunday, February 16th, 2pm
On December 22, 2013, the right-wing government of Park Geun-hye illegally attacked the offices of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) with 5,000 police and military troops. The government was attempting to arrest the leaders of the Korean Rail Workers Union (KRWU), which waged the longest rail strike in South Korean history to stop the privatization of the railways.
Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 09:49
Submitted by solidarity on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:38
2/16 Public Forum “The Struggle Against the Privatization of S. Korean Railroads and the Suppression of Unions”
Sunday, Feb 16 at 2:00 pm
The Connie Barbour Room on the 2nd floor of the RE Building at 1606 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, which is not wheel-chair accessible.
Submitted by solidarity on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 08:55
Making A Documentary Film About The NYC Bus Driver Strike
July 24, 2013 / indiesonar /
Documentary films with a highly charged subject matter can make for some fascinating cinema. And in general for movies New York offers a compelling backdrop. So when a documentary came to Indie Sonar’s attention about the NYC bus driver strike, we were keen to know what went into making it.
Submitted by solidarity on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 20:45
Members of largest union of Long Island Rail Road workers vote 500-0 in favor of future strike
With Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials and LIRR union leaders at an impasse in contract talks, the strike vote Wednesday represented a key point leading toward a possible walk-out as early as March 21
BY PETE DONOHUE / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS