San Diego: The United Taxi Workers Victory and the Struggle for a New Labor Movement

  San Diego Free Press .org / November 17, 2014 / Jim Miller Last Monday’s victory for the United Taxi Workers of San Diego provided a much-needed boost for local labor. After a year that has included some tough losses at the polls and the effort to save the minimum wage ordinance, it was inspiring […]


November 20, 2014

Organising precarious female transport workers is “crucial to the fight of the ITF”

Several project participants talked about their project work at the 2014 ITF Congress held in Sofia in August. Souley Zeinabou Habou Barba from the SYNATRA union in Niger has kindly shared the statement which she made at Congress with the blog:   “Female transport workers are more prone to precarious work since the global financial […]


November 10, 2014

“Organiser les femmes travailleuses du transport dans les emplois precaire…est crucial dans la lutte de l’ITF”

Plusieurs participants au projet ont parlé de leur travail à 2014 Congrès de l’ITF qui a eu lieu à Sofia en Août. Souley Zeinabou Habou Barba du syndicat SYNATRA (Niger) a gentiment partagé la déclaration qu’elle a fait au Congrès avec le blog:   “Les femmes travailleuses du transport sont plus sujettes au travail précaire depuis la crise financière […]


Labornotes: Denver’s Immigrant Taxi Drivers Build Unionized Workers Co-op

  Labornotes.org / October 30, 2014 / Minsun Ji This month 800 immigrant taxi drivers in Denver—from 24 different countries in Africa—joined the Communications Workers (CWA) Local 7777. They hope to break out of poverty and challenge the workplace abuse many endure working for private taxi companies. The drivers also voted to build a worker-owned […]


November 4, 2014