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Goodyear strikers offered new contract

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the union representing about 12,600 union workers in the United States tentatively agreed Friday to a new contract that would end an 11-week strike over health care benefits and Goodyear's plan to close a tire factory in Texas (previously covered on libcom.org here).

USA: Goodyear strikers' picketline report

Goodyear strikers' march in October

A critical, but balanced, picketline report about the current Goodyear workers' strike in Topeka, Kansas by a member of the Kansas Mutual Aid Collective.

The Wheatland hop riot - Sam Lowry

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A brief history of the riot that occured at Wheatland in Northern California after a meeting of farm labourers of the radical union the IWW was broken up by police.

Houston janitors reach deal to end strike

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Houston janitors ended a month long strike today against the city's five major cleaning companies after reaching a tentative agreement that will guarantee higher wages, more work hours and medical benefits.

CTA public hearings and rider outrage continue, 26 Oct 2004

First day of fare strike descends on Chicago, 15 Dec 2004

Chicago transit fare strike – so far, so good… 16 Dec 2004

Report from final CTA hearing, 28 Oct 2004

Report from second CTA Service Cuts Hearing, 20 Oct 2004