Collective Creativity of Verizon Strikers Defeat Capitalists

These workers braved 45 days of strike without breaking ranks, and had the nerve to risk their health care. They won a 10.5% wage increase and got an additional 1,300 union jobs. If only this would spread.

Workers of the world, unite!

Read in Labor Notes

Photo: Stand Up to Verizon

About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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