Despite the continuing media blackout of the Volvo strike, the influence of the Volvo strike is making itself felt among other workers, who are beginning to draw important lessons from the strike.
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We urge workers at Volvo to join the Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee (VWRFC) in order to organize independently of the pro-corporate UAW. The WSWS Autoworker Newsletter also calls for workers at Mack Trucks and throughout the auto industry to set up rank-and-file committees to link up with workers at Volvo.
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The Mack-Volvo Rank and File Committee in Macungie, Pennsylvania has been formed as a body independent of the official trade union and calls on other workers to do the same in their industry.
Biden promotes economic nationalism and union-management collaboration at Mack-Volvo plant in Pennsylvania
In remarks, Biden touted economic nationalism and competition against China as well as the corporate solidarity between workers and the corporation.
The bravery shown by the Volvo strikers during this weeks-long two-front confrontation has been an inspiration to workers around the world who are seeking to improve their conditions after a year of working through the pandemic and now with consumer prices on the rise.
Volvo workers issue statement: “Where we are, what we’ve gone through and what’s next in our struggle”
This statement was issued by Volvo workers as they begin to return to work at the New River Valley plant today, following the UAW’s betrayal of a more than month-long strike last week.
The Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee is calling for an overwhelming rejection of the contract Wednesday and the mobilization of workers at Mack Trucks and in the auto plants to stop any scab operations by Volvo.
This is an open letter from the Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, to UAW International President Rory Gamble, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry and UAW Local 2069 President Matt Blondino.
This statement was written by the Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee (VWRFC) at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia.
Workers are countering union threats of a prolonged strike with a call to prepare for mass pickets, opening of the strike fund and unity with other workers struggles.
The Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia has issued the following statement opposing the latest tentative agreement handed down by the United Auto Workers union. As it explains, there is no substantive difference between the current tentative agreement and the deal that workers resoundingly voted down on May 16.
An Open Letter to UAW International President Rory Gamble, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry, and UAW Local 2069 President Matt Blondino
This open letter was written by the Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia following the overwhelming defeat of a UAW contract last weekend.
The Volvo Workers Rank-and-File Committee is leading the fight against the company and UAW’s attempt to impose new concessions at the New River Valley assembly plant.
Workers at Mack Trucks, other Volvo facilities, and throughout the auto industry and elsewhere are forming rank-and-file solidarity committees in order to support the Volvo workers’ struggle.
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