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More Katrina survivors to be made homeless

On Monday, February 13th, the New Orleans homeless population will skyrocket, and the survivors of Katrina will be victimised again.

EZ Supply workers in Queens vote to unionise with the IWW

The Industrial Workers of the World chalked up another victory in an National Labour Relations Board election on Thursday, 9 February, at E-Z Supply Corp., a wholesale distributor of restaurant supplies and foodstuffs, located in Queens, New York.

Transportation workers resist global attack

The latest attack on workers' rights around the world is now hitting the people who make public transportation possible in many of the world's metro areas.

Wal-Mart boss faces jail for tax evasion

Thomas Coughlin, the former vice-chairman of Wal-Mart may be jailed for up to 28 years and fined up to £750,000 after pleading guilty to fiddling his expenses.

2005: Dead city - accounts of Hurricane Katrina

IWW: Union victories at NYC Union Square Starbucks

On Friday Nov. 18, Starbucks workers at Union Square publicly declared their membership in the Starbucks Workers Union.

New York: EZ supply workers go IWW

Deep in the gritty, industrial district of North Brooklyn/Queens, 15 workers of EZ Supply started the new year right by marching to their workplace and demanding that their highly abusive boss sign a petition recognizing the IWW as their union.

Virgin Islands sports coach wildcat gets results

School sports coaches in St Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean have ended their four month long wildcat strike.

New York transit strikers reject offer

New York City transit workers rejected bosses' offer after their illegal three-day strike last month.