Jeff Schuhrke has been a Work­ing In These Times con­trib­u­tor since 2013. He has a Ph.D. in His­to­ry from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Illi­nois at Chica­go and a Master’s in Labor Stud­ies from UMass Amherst. Fol­low him on Twit­ter: @JeffSchuhrke

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Healthcare Workers Are Leading the Largest Strike Ever at the University of Illinois-Chicago
In the face of a deadly pandemic, UIC’s largely Black and Latino hospital workforce is demanding workplace safety and livable wages.
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OSHA Is Failing Essential Workers. Why Not Let Them Sue Their Bosses?
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Weed That’s Legal and Union: Marijuana Dispensary Becomes First in Illinois to Unionize
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Field Museum Workers Say It’s Time for the CEO to Start Making Sacrifices, Too
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Labor Unions Were Crucial in Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire Victory
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To Build a Left-Wing Unionism, We Must Reckon With the AFL-CIO’s Imperialist Past
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Why 15,000 Indiana Teachers Just Walked Off the Job
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Elizabeth Warren Says Make the Rich Pay for Striking Chicago Teachers’ Demands
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Chicago Teachers Won Public Support for Their Strike. Here’s How.
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Graduate Workers Are Going to Fight Like Hell to Stop the Trump NLRB’s New Rule
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Did You Get a Text Inviting You to a Picket Line? It Might Be from Bernie Sanders.
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We’ve Been Fighting for $15 For 7 Years. Today I’m Celebrating a Historic Victory.
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When Janus Backfires: A Test Case In Labor Solidarity After Fair Share
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Hyatt Workers Win 4-Week Strike, Hours After Third Coast Audio Festival Refused to Cross Picket Line
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Today Amazon, Tomorrow the Railroad Industry: The Fight for $15 Rolls On
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Thousands of Chicago Workers Are Out On the First Citywide Hotel Strike In Over a Century
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Voters Just Killed Right to Work in Missouri, Proving Labor Still Has Power Under Janus
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Remembering Ed Sadlowski: Labor Activist, Democratic Socialist and Crusader for the Rank-and-File
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After Loyola’s Cinderella NCAA Run, Faculty Are Out On Strike. Where Is Sister Jean?
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In a Historic First, the Chicago Teachers Union and Charter School Teachers Have Joined Forces
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The House GOP’s Tax Bill Would Make Graduate School Too Expensive For All But the Rich
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Workers Say NAFTA’s Neoliberal Foundations Need to Be Dismantled from the Left—Not the Right
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A Trailblazing New Law in Illinois Will Dramatically Expand Temp Workers’ Rights
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8,000 Airport Workers in Chicago Just Won a Wage Raise and the Right to a Union
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Workers May Have Just Killed Missouri’s Right to Work Law
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Cab Drivers Union Says Chicago Taxi Industry Is Nearing Collapse
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Charter School Educators Just Voted to Join the Most Militant Teachers’ Union in the Country
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Will Chicago Become the Epicenter of Charter School Unionization?
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First Charter School Teacher Strike in U.S. History Narrowly Averted by Last-Minute Agreement
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New Study Finds “More Sweatshops than Starbucks” in Chicago
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Chicago Teachers Are Trying to Organize the Biggest Charter School Union in the U.S.
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Groundbreaking Bill in Illinois Would Give Temp Workers Equal Pay and Rights as Direct Hires
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Ohio Factory Workers Fight for a Union: “Everyone Deserves a Seat at the Table”
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The Fight For Free College Moves to the States
How student organizers and a state representative are campaigning to eliminate tuition in Illinois.
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In Wake of NLRB Ruling, AFT and SEIU Vie to Organize Grad Student Workers at Northwestern
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Labor Research and Action Network Aims To Connect Researchers and Scholars with the Labor Movement
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New Chicago Law Will Give Almost Half a Million Workers Guaranteed Paid Sick Leave
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Chicago Workers Are Close to Winning a New Paid Sick Leave Law
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Univ. of Massachusetts Grad Student Workers Endorse BDS Against Israel
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American and Palestinian Unionists Build International Solidarity To Win ‘Freedom’ for Palestine
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Physical Therapist: ‘We Get Teased a Lot About How Mean We Are’
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Truck Unloader: ‘The Worst Part of My Job Is the Paycheck’
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Supermarket Checker: ‘If You Want Personality, Then You Come to My Line’
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Equal Work Deserves Equal Pay, Say UMass Amherst Professors
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Fired Walmart Warehouse Workers Win $50,000 in Back Pay
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Cooperation Without Borders
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Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground
Occupying the New Jim Crow system.
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New Englanders Gather To Back Wal-Mart Worker
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