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John Torkelson declares candidacy for PNWRCC EST

John Torkelson declares candidacy for PNWRCC EST
Below is a public letter by PNWRCC EST Candidate John Torkelson, submitted to be published to the Control Line. 5/20/2016 JohnTorkelson.com May 20th, 2016 From John Torkelson Candidate for Executive Secretary of the PNWRCC Dear Brothers & Sisters, My name is John Torkelson. I am seeking your support to become the next Executive Secretary Treasurer of the Pacific Northwest Regional... Read More

Fight with the Verizon Workers! Solidarity!

Fight with the Verizon Workers! Solidarity!
To all workers near and far, Considering how the Verizon labor strike by over 39,000 CWA and IBEW workers is entering its second month in the struggle to protect the dignity and quality of life of there workers. And considering the historic scope and significance of the strike. Whereas the Verizon CEO Lowell C. McAdam is one of the highest... Read More

A Draft Platform for Trade Unionists

A Draft Platform for Trade Unionists
We need a platform and a program Below is a draft for a universal trade union platform put together with language borrowed from the platform of the new South African trade union federation Nactu. Please discuss if something should be added, comments, questions, criticism, approval or disapproval. -Art Francisco 1. Independence: Unions must be independent from employers (in the private... Read More