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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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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Seeking Environmental Justice, Community Battles Railroad and Rahm
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Judge Rules Stop-and-Frisk Unconstitutional; Bloomberg Still Defends It
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In Massive Strikes, Fast-Food and Retail Workers Discover Collective Power
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The Key to Stemming Gun Violence? Raise Wages, Say Chicago Retail Workers
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Smithsonian Workers Stage Walkout, Demanding a Living Wage
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Deli Worker Speaks Out Against Sexual Harassment and Racial Slurs
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Global Movement to End Death Traps Mobilizes Supply-Chain Solidarity
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Supreme Court Decision ‘Puts a Dagger in the Heart of the Voting Rights Act’
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SCOTUS Rules AIDS Aid Can’t Discriminate Against Sex Workers
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22 Arrested in New Wave of Resistance to Keystone XL Pipeline
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