Target Workers Stand Against Fascism

Target Workers Unite organizing and taking action against oppressors When the name “Charlottesville” is invoked these days people think of fascist torch-lit rallies and right-wing terrorism. We will never forget what happened on August 2017 and recognize it as a flashpoint where the political divisions in the US became more stark than ever before. The … Continue reading Target Workers Stand Against Fascism

Guns N’ Poses

Virginians have been pouring out to county meetings across the state to demand local municipalities establish second amendment sanctuaries in response to proposed gun control measures from state Democrats. “the school shootings and the attending meaningless discussions about gun ownership are a distraction from the real problem. And that problem is a complex one having … Continue reading Guns N’ Poses

Statement Against The Christiansburg Anti-Protest Ordinance

two police in an MRAP deployed against citizens protesting in Ferguson New River Workers Power condemns the anti-democratic efforts of Christiansburg Town Council to restrict working peoples’ rights to picket against our opponents – who stand to gain the most through this attack on our rights. Just like their neighboring Blacksburg Town Council, Christiansburg officials … Continue reading Statement Against The Christiansburg Anti-Protest Ordinance

Working Class Internationalism: An Interview Between Local US and Chinese Workers

We sat down recently with two Chinese graduate students, Liu and Joey, who are both pursuing their doctorates at Virginia Tech. We took this opportunity to discuss the situation between Chinese and US workers and our collective struggle which finds us at odds with our respective governments. NRWP: For folks who are unfamiliar with Chinese … Continue reading Working Class Internationalism: An Interview Between Local US and Chinese Workers

Working Families Homeless During The Holidays

(Editors Note: the community may recall two working families which New River Tenants Union has helped with eviction and unsafe housing because of slumlord neglect. The following interviews with both the Sherman family and the Crismond family provide an update on their situations since losing their homes. Please help local working families get the gift … Continue reading Working Families Homeless During The Holidays

Statement Against Christiansburg Anti-Poor Ordinance

New River Tenants Union resolutely stands against the anti-poor measures brought forward by the Christiansburg Town Council to restrict halfways houses. These proposed measures are entirely a reaction to the fear of people in our community who are struggling the most. These measures send a message to the community and surrounding area that the Town … Continue reading Statement Against Christiansburg Anti-Poor Ordinance

Statement Of Solidarity With Workers and Students Occupying The New School Against Mass Layoffs

New River Workers Power resolutely stands with cafeteria workers and the supporting student body at The New School as they occupy and struggle against the school administration's mass layoffs. Loyal and dedicated cafeteria workers have been told by The New School administration that they will all be fired so the administration can cut pay and … Continue reading Statement Of Solidarity With Workers and Students Occupying The New School Against Mass Layoffs

Target Settles Regarding Violations of Worker Rights

This is the legally-required notice Target must circulate to Target workers regarding their agreement to stop violating the above-listed labor rights  A settlement has been reached between Christiansburg Target workers and Target Corporation after months of negotiations between Target's hired law firm Littler Mendelson P.C. and the National Labor Relations Board. The National Labor Relations … Continue reading Target Settles Regarding Violations of Worker Rights