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Teachers Urge Divestment from Private Prisons

Negin Owliaei Inequality.org
As the movement for justice in education grows, divesting from prison profiteers is a concrete way educators can join the call to end mass incarceration.

From Exploited to Empowered – My Journey as a Domestic Worker

Novelita Palisoc iloblog.org
Novelita Palisoc became a domestic worker to support her family in the Philippines. She now is president of a local union affiliated with the International Domestic Workers’ Federation, a global organization of half a million domestic workers.

Strike Wave Wins Raises for Mexican Factory Workers

Paolo Marinaro and Dan DiMaggio Labor Notes
Workers in Mexico are striking for higher pay. With a new president in office, it may be that Mexican workers see improvements they haven't seen in many years.

SouthWest Airlines Sues Mechanics Union

David Koenig Associated Press
"The airline industry is a special case. Airline workers have a lot of leverage because of their role connected with safety," said Lance Compa, a senior lecturer in labor law at Cornell University.