New River Workers Power resolutely stands with cafeteria workers and the supporting student body at The New School as they occupy and struggle against the school administration's mass layoffs. Loyal and dedicated cafeteria workers have been told by The New School administration that they will all be fired so the administration can cut pay and … Continue reading Statement Of Solidarity With Workers and Students Occupying The New School Against Mass Layoffs
This is the legally-required notice Target must circulate to Target workers regarding their agreement to stop violating the above-listed labor rights A settlement has been reached between Christiansburg Target workers and Target Corporation after months of negotiations between Target's hired law firm Littler Mendelson P.C. and the National Labor Relations Board. The National Labor Relations … Continue reading Target Settles Regarding Violations of Worker Rights
[Due to the threat of retaliation by DISH management DISH workers requested that we keep their identities anonymous, the following are accounts of their experiences with the recent layoffs and current business practices of DISH bosses] Account #1 I have more information about DISH network. They have not only laid off employees at the site in … Continue reading An Insider’s View: DISH Workers Speak Out
Recently our members volunteered at a local church for its program to shelter homeless men during the winter season. This program is funded by several NGOs on a local and federal level in partnership with local churches. It keeps homeless men from being exposed to the elements. Volunteers assemble some cots, make a meal, and … Continue reading Homeless in the New River Valley
This past Tuesday DISH announced plans for a mass layoff which will downsize to 150 workers from originally 600 workers. This is devastating for hundreds of local workers and their families who now are scrambling to find new sources of income in the local job market where part-time and sub-par wages are the norm. Since this announcement many … Continue reading DISH Chews Up and Spits Out Local Workers
Arriving to Charleston, West Virginia via 77W, winding and snaking along the Kanawha River, the first thing you notice is the Gold Domed Capitol Building shining in the distance above the surrounding buildings and houses. A gold leaf, gold domed shrine to corruption and party politics. A temple commanded by the god of cash, coal … Continue reading Reportback From The WVA Teachers Strike
Since publishing our tenant testimony on February 4th we have received an outpouring of community support including recommendations of legal action for our tenant friend as well as additional testimonies confirming Radford Properties' status as a slumlord operation. We have been preparing for a march on the slumlord, comprised of Radford Properties' tenants and other … Continue reading Victory For Tenants!