Photo of a Bolivian flag and numerous Pachamama flags.

UE Condemns Coup in Bolivia

(Pittsburgh)— UE’s officers released the following statement on November 14 UE unequivocally condemns the removal of Bolivia’s elected president Evo Morales by the military on Sunday, and the violence carried out by the military and right-wing paramilitary forces against Indigenous people and political activists in that country. This coup is just the latest example of […]

FAT Hosts Forum on Historic Mexican Labor Law Reform

Photo: UE General President Peter Knowlton (far right) and retired UE International Affairs Director Robin Alexander (fourth from right) with members of the FAT’s Metlife union BY ROBIN ALEXANDER Mexico City— On July 5 and 6 the Frente Auténtico del Trabajo (FAT), an independent, democratic Mexican union and one of UE’s closest international allies, hosted […]

UE Local President Joins International Conference Against Destruction of Public Services

In May, UE Local 150 President Bryce Carter traveled to Japan to participate in an international conference addressing the privatization of public work. Carter was hosted by Jichiroren, the Japanese public sector workers’ union affiliated with UE ally Zenroren. The conference, entitled “International Symposium on Public-Sector Workers’ Struggles against the Destruction of Public Services under […]