The number of steelworkers in the US has fallen by 65 percent since 1979 yet the assets of the United Steelworkers have simultaneously soared, having risen six-fold since 2000 to surpass $1.5 billion.
Striking miners and their supporters condemn insulting contract offer from Vale at its Sudbury, Ontario operations
Vale workers, now in their third week of strike action, massively rejected the transnational mining giant’s latest concessions-filled offer.
ATI workers express determination to fight job and healthcare cuts and voice support for striking Volvo workers.
The global wave of miners strikes and the case for the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees
From the nickel mines of Northern Ontario and the coalfields of Alabama to the Atacama desert in Chile and the jungles of Colombia, miners of every race and nationality are engaged in an international strike wave against the world’s most powerful transnational mining corporations.
Despite numerous instances of company violence against striking miners at Alabama’s Warrior Met Coal, UMWA President Cecil Roberts has not proposed any serious action to defend the miners.