Statements of rank-and-file committees

No to school reopenings in Turkey before the pandemic is contained!

The Rank-and-File Committee for Safe Education in Turkey, 26 February 2021

We call on all educators, parents and students who support this initiative to contact us to establish rank-and-file committees for safe education and to expand this struggle, which is vital for public health.

For a full investigation of those responsible for the disaster in Texas!

Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 25 February 2021

We demand that every individual, politician and corporation responsible for the social disaster in Texas be criminally prosecuted and that all workers be made whole.

Amid second wave of deaths: London bus drivers must form rank-and-file safety committees at all garages!

London Bus Rank-and-File Committee, 23 February 2021

On average, more than one bus driver has died each week during the pandemic. Our lives count for nothing against revenue targets dictated in company boardrooms by Transport for London, Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan and the Johnson government, enforced by Unite the union.

UK Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee opposes unsafe school reopenings

Our reporter, 22 February 2021

The UK Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee held a lively online meeting on Saturday, just days before yesterday’s unsafe reopening of schools across Scotland and Wales, and as the Johnson government moves to reopen all school on March 8.

Sri Lanka health workers discuss need for action committees at public meeting

Our correspondents, 21 February 2021

Over 60 people, including doctors, nurses and other health staff, the participated in the Health Workers’ Action Committee at Peradeniya Teaching Hospital public meeting earlier this month.

Reports of spread of British B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant in Michigan

Demands intensify for resumption of in person learning in Michigan by March 1

Phyllis Steele, 21 February 2021

Michigan Democrats, backed by the corporate media, are ramping up pressure to reopen schools by March 1.

Bus drivers to strike at RATP Dev London and Go North West: Break Unite’s stranglehold and launch a unified offensive

Tony Robson, 21 February 2021

The transport companies are seizing on the pandemic to impose restructuring at the expense of drivers’ livelihoods, even as corporate disregard for safety has claimed the lives of more than 88 bus and coach drivers nationally.

Learn from the CTU’s betrayal in Chicago! Build committees nationwide to stop school reopenings!

Chicago Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 20 February 2021

The effort to reopen schools in Chicago was aimed at setting a precedent for reopening districts everywhere and shifting the relationship of class forces in the US as a whole.

Stop the deadly reopening of Philadelphia Schools!

Pennsylvania Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 20 February 2021

Our committee unequivocally demands a stop to the drive to reopen the Philadelphia public school system amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Attend online meeting on Saturday to organise fightback!

Prime Minister Johnson backed by Scottish and Welsh governments in deadly school reopenings

Thomas Scripps, 18 February 2021

The Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee calls on workers who recognise the grave danger posed by the school reopenings to attend our online meeting on Saturday to discuss the fightback

Mobilize educators and workers across Tennessee to stop school reopenings in Memphis!

Tennessee Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 17 February 2021

We appeal to educators and workers across Tennessee to mount a determined fight against the reopening of schools in Memphis and Shelby County, which are slated to begin on March 1.

Form Rank-and-File Safety Committees!

Stop the criminal coronavirus policy of the corporations and trade unions! Prepare a European-wide general strike!

Statement by the Network of Action Committees for Safe Workplaces in Germany, 11 February 2021

The Network of Action Committees for Safe Workplaces fights against mass sackings, dangerous working conditions and the cover-up of the infection figures.

London bus workers denounce Facebook censorship: “Hands off the WSWS!”

our reporters, 10 February 2021

A resolution protesting Facebook censorship of the World Socialist Web Site and Socialist Equality Party has been received from the London Bus Rank-and-File Committee, along with statements of support from bus drivers.

Faurecia Gladstone parts workers in Indiana support Chicago teachers

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 9 February 2021

The Rank-and-File Safety Committee at the Faurecia Gladstone plant in Columbus, Indiana, has issued the following statement in support of the Chicago teachers.

Stop the deadly reopening of Nashville schools!

Tennessee Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 9 February 2021

Without teachers developing their own independent organizations to fight against school reopenings, the pressure from state officials and school boards will force them into unsafe and potentially deadly working conditions.

West Coast educators call for united struggle with Chicago educators to save lives

West Coast Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committees, 9 February 2021

Educators across the region should join and help build our rank-and-file committees to prepare for a general strike to shut down all schools and nonessential workplaces.

Alabama teachers to Chicago teachers: We must stand united!

Alabama Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 9 February 2021

Alabama teachers send a powerful message of support to their fighting colleagues in Chicago.

Philadelphia educators to defy district, maintain all-virtual schooling Monday

Douglas Lyons and Samuel Davidson, 8 February 2021

Several thousand Philly teachers, ordered into classrooms this week, are refusing to enter unsafe buildings in the Democratically-controlled city.

Michigan educators call for unity with Chicago educators in fight to close schools

Michigan Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 8 February 2021

The Michigan Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee expresses its full support for the Chicago teachers’ struggle against the dangerous and indeed criminal drive to resume in-person instruction in Chicago Public Schools (CPS).

Sri Lankan educators' safety committee salutes Chicago teachers

Teacher-Student-Parent Rank and File Safety Committee statement (Sri Lanka), 8 February 2021

“We will campaign among teachers and students in support of the Chicago teachers’ struggle, explaining this important experience. The Chicago struggle is our fight.”

Unite with Chicago teachers to save lives and prepare a general strike!

Zac Corrigan, 6 February 2021

Chicago educators are in a fight for their lives, and they need the support of educators and workers everywhere.

Pennsylvania rank-and-file committee stands with Chicago teachers

Pennsylvania Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 6 February 2021

Chicago teachers confront the Democratic Party at the local, state and national level—just as many Pennsylvania teachers do.

Committee for Public Education in Australia supports the struggle of Chicago teachers

The Committee for Public Education (Australia), 5 February 2021

The CFPE salutes the struggle of Chicago’s teachers and educators who have refused to yield to the demands of the Biden administration and state authorities that they return to work under extremely unsafe and deadly conditions.

Amazon workers call for united struggle to oppose the reopening of schools during the pandemic!

Amazon BWI2 Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 5 February 2021

In the struggle against unsafe reopenings, workers must remind themselves of the traditional militant rank-and-file slogan: “An injury to one is an injury to all.”

New York City educators call for unity with Chicago educators in fight to close schools

New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 4 February 2021

We urge Chicago teachers to build rank-and-file committees as the center of opposition to whatever miserable deal the CTU attempts to sell to reopen schools.

European educators support the struggle of Chicago teachers against the unsafe opening of schools

European rank-and-file education safety committees, 4 February 2021

The rank-and-file education safety committees in Germany and the UK have adopted the following statement of solidarity with the protesting teachers in Chicago.

Keeping Chicago schools closed during the pandemic is not negotiable!

Chicago Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 4 February 2021

We are fighting to mobilize opposition to any agreement reached by CPS and the CTU to reopen schools, and to prepare for general strike action with the broader working class.

Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee meets as Democrats push to restart in-person classes in Chicago and other cities

Sandy English, 3 February 2021

The Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee in the US met on Saturday during an aggressive push by the Biden administration and local Democratic governors and mayors to open schools in Chicago and other cities as the pandemic enters a new and more deadly stage.

Nine-year-old schoolboy dies from COVID-19 in Texas

Andy Winter and Chase Lawrence, 3 February 2021

His parents fear that he acquired the virus while at school, which he had attended the previous Friday, just four days prior to his death.

Unite with educators in Chicago and across the US! Close all schools and nonessential workplaces!

Pennsylvania educators oppose statewide reopening of K-8 schools

Pennsylvania Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 30 January 2021

Toothless state recommendations over school reopenings are being swept away under Pennsylvania’s Democratic Governor Tom Wolf, as districts are told to return K-8 students to face-to-face learning in line with the Biden plan.

For a European-wide strike against school openings!

Network of Action Committees for Safe Education, 28 January 2021

This statement was adopted by a meeting of the Network of Action Committees for Safe Education.

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Committee calls for congressional investigation into Trump's coup attempt

The Faurecia Gladstone Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 25 January 2021

“We demand a full public congressional investigation, as well as the arrest and prosecution of all those responsible for planning, carrying out and providing political cover for the attempt to overthrow the Constitution! We must prepare for political general strike action against these fatal threats to our democratic rights!”

Texas educators call for full investigation of fascistic coup plotters!

Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 23 January 2021

Our committee calls for the fullest investigation into the high-level connections between Texas Republicans, the Trump administration, and the far-right and fascistic groups that coordinated the January 6 coup attempt in Washington, DC.

Amazon workers call for a full public congressional investigation of the January 6 fascist coup attempt

Amazon BWI2 Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 22 January 2021

The Amazon workers of the BWI2 facility in Baltimore calls on all workers to support the Socialist Equality Party’s demand for a full congressional investigation into the fascist attack on the US Capitol building.

Chicago educators form independent rank-and-file committee to fight school reopenings

Close schools and nonessential production until the pandemic is contained! Full income protection to all!

Chicago Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 21 January 2021

We call on all educators and support staff, and workers from all industries, to join and help build our committee in your school or workplace, independently of both big-business parties and their backers in the CTU and other unions.

New York City educators call for unified struggle with striking Hunts Point market workers!

New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 21 January 2021

Our brothers and sisters at Hunts Point have taken a courageous stand for the rights of workers everywhere, and we call on them to form their own rank-and-file committee independent of the Teamsters to carry forward their struggle.

Alabama educators launch rank-and-file safety committee to close schools and save lives!

Alabama Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 20 January 2021

We call on all educators and support staff, and workers from all industries, to join and help build our committee in your school or workplace, independently of both big-business parties and their backers in the unions.

Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee in US holds first national meeting of 2021

Matthew MacEgan, 11 January 2021

The first ERFSC meeting of 2021 was attended by over 150 educators and other workers from across the US and around the globe.

Texas educators oppose Trump’s fascist coup and the drive to reopen schools

Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 9 January 2021

We are fighting to unify the working class across Texas and throughout the region to close all schools and nonessential businesses and oppose the fascistic conspiracies of Trump.

COVID-19 infections out of control at Cricklewood Bus Garage! For a walkout to save lives!

Emergency statement by the London Bus Rank-and-File Committee, 8 January 2021

At least 12 staff have been diagnosed with COVID in recent days, including up to ten bus drivers, a manager and the garage’s full time Unite Health and Safety Rep

Open letter from London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee

Workers demand answers over COVID-19 infections at Cricklewood garage

Miles Driver, 29 December 2020

Despite the preventable deaths of 35 London bus workers, a new wave of infections has struck, with information about garage outbreaks deliberately concealed in the interests of “operational efficiency”, i.e., profits.

Shut down the auto industry to save lives until a vaccine is available to all! Full compensation for all workers!

The Autoworker Rank-and-File Safety Committee Network, 24 December 2020

Just as no soldier wants to be the last one shot before a peace treaty, there is no justification for any further deaths to build Jeeps or F-150s while millions of people wait to be vaccinated.

Texas educators call for united struggle in defense of whistleblower Rebekah Jones

Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 18 December 2020

We call on all Florida educators to come to the defense of Jones and the scientific principles for which she stands, and to build a statewide Florida Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee like ours in Texas.

Reinstate London bus driver Judith Katera! For united strike action to fight victimisations!

the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 17 December 2020

According to workers at the Battersea depot, the former Health and Safety rep was sacked last week by Abellio after she exposed alleged fraud by a former Unite convenor who was reportedly close to management.

New York City educators, parents and students must organize a strike to close all schools!

New York City Educators Rank-and File Safety Committee, 17 December 2020

Urgent action is required to close all schools and nonessential workplaces to stop the spread of the pandemic and save lives.

Baltimore Amazon workers form rank-and-file safety committee to defend workers and save lives

Amazon BWI2 Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 14 December 2020

We, the Amazonians of Baltimore, hereby announce the formation of an independent rank-and-file safety committee at the Amazon BWI2 Fulfillment Center. In launching the committee, our goal is to expose the conditions at our facility and the lies of management meant to cover them up. We are an organization of, for, and led by Amazon workers which will defend the rights and safety of our fellow employees.

Texas educators demand halt to in-person state standardized testing

Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 12 December 2020

Texas educators are demanding that students not be forced to take in-person state assessments as a prerequisite for graduation during the pandemic.

Michigan educators, autoworkers and healthcare workers: Unite to stop COVID-19 and save lives now!

Michigan Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 5 December 2020

Urgent and far-reaching action is needed to save thousands of lives across Michigan this winter. Join our committee now!

Letter to Boycott Return to Unsafe Schools (BRTUS)/Parents United Against Unsafe Schools

Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 3 December 2020

Workers and parents must have the right to decide which political programme and perspective they wish to adopt or discuss and debate. Blocking access to this through censorship is a reactionary tool to silence opposition.

Mobilize the working class to halt school reopenings in New York City!

The New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 3 December 2020

Everything now depends upon the building of rank-and-file safety committees in every school and neighborhood across the city, completely independent of the UFT and the Democrats who are conspiring to reopen schools.

Faurecia parts workers launch Rank-and-File Safety Committee in Saline, Michigan

Faurecia Saline Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 2 December 2020

Autoworkers in Saline, like their brothers and sisters at Faurecia Gladstone in Indiana, join a national network of rank-and-file committees that is fighting for a complete shutdown of the auto industry with full compensation for workers.

Workers have the right to information and free speech!

What’s behind the UAW’s attack on the World Socialist Web Site

The Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 24 November 2020

While it is telling workers to shut up and keep working, the UAW has pulled its own stewards from the plant floor, and Solidarity House is still working remotely.

New York City educators and parents must take control over online learning! Schools must stay closed until the pandemic is contained!

New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 19 November 2020

Our committee warns that the closure of schools is a temporary maneuver and we call on educators, parents and students to demand no resumption of in-person learning until a proven vaccine has been verified and distributed free of charge.

End the coverup of the outbreak at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant! Stop nonessential production with full pay for workers to contain the pandemic!

The Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 18 November 2020

All non-essential production must stop to contain the current outbreak, which is on pace to be even worse than in the spring.

Texas educators demand fully online learning to save lives

Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 16 November 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic tears across Texas, teachers, education workers and parents call for a broad struggle to protect their lives and those of students.

Workers’ lives are worth more than corporate profits!

Workers must stop production to contain coronavirus outbreak at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant!

The Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 14 November 2020

At least one worker, Mark Bianchi, is already dead, a relative confirmed recently on Facebook, and the United Auto Workers union has pulled virtually all of its shop stewards from the floor, pointing to an outbreak potentially without precedent in the US industry.

Coronavirus spreading out of control at Sterling Stamping Plant: A case study of infections in the US auto industry

The Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 11 November 2020

There have been at least 26 infections in the plant since March, and infections are rising far faster in the plant than in the surrounding community.

Auto parts workers demand full disclosure as COVID-19 cases surge at Indiana Faurecia plant

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 10 November 2020

We demand that the company and the IBEW union make public all information, including dates and locations of cases, on the spread of the coronavirus in the plant.

Autoworkers demand to know: How extensive is the outbreak at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant?

The Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 4 November 2020

The committee has independently confirmed two separate outbreaks on opposite sides of the plant, suggesting a larger outbreak may be underway.

San Diego educators and students demand access to COVID-19 outbreak data

San Diego Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 30 October 2020

The public must be granted access to proper data and information so that individuals can make informed decisions on their health, and to ensure the proper protection of themselves and their families.

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee demands two-week shutdown to stop coronavirus spread

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 20 October 2020

In response to the emergence of a new cluster of coronavirus cases at the factory last week, the Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, founded in August to oppose the spread of the contagion, inhumane working conditions and the systematic victimization of whistleblowers, has issued the following statement.

San Diego educators launch rank-and-file safety committee to halt school reopenings and save lives

San Diego Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 16 October 2020

Our committee answers directly to the interests of the working class, not to the major corporations, their political representatives in the Democratic and Republican parties, or the teachers unions which have facilitated school reopenings.

Restore the Eight Hour day!

Faurecia Gladstone workers oppose 12-hour shifts at FCA Sterling Heights Assembly

The Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 13 October 2020

Autoworkers rank-and-file safety committees are teaming up across the country to restore the eight-hour work day, to oppose forced overtime, and to oppose the unchecked spread of COVID-19.

Tennessee educators form rank-and-file safety committee to close schools and save lives

Tennessee Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 13 October 2020

Educators across Tennessee have launched this committee to unite with other sections of the working class against the unsafe reopening of schools and to halt the spread of the pandemic.

Restore the eight-hour day! Stop the move to twelve-hour shifts for skilled trades workers at Michigan FCA plant!

The Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 12 October 2020

The following is a statement by the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee at the Fiat Chrysler plant in suburban Detroit.

Pennsylvania educators, bus drivers and school workers launch rank-and-file safety committee to put an end to in-person instruction

Pennsylvania Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 10 October 2020

Educators across Pennsylvania have formed a new rank-and-file safety committee to mobilize the working class against the unsafe reopening of the commonwealth’s schools.

Oppose the $900 million cuts in retroactive pay to New York City educators!

New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 10 October 2020

The withholding of $900 million in pay owed to NYC teachers from over ten years ago is a brazen act of blackmail and wage theft.

After teacher dies of COVID-19 in rural Michigan, Detroit educators call for unified fight against unsafe school openings

The Detroit Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 2 October 2020

“We pledge to step up our fight to unify educators across the state around demands that put the well-being of our children, co-workers and communities first.”

Safety committee denounces reopening of New York City schools

Stop the spread of COVID-19! Build rank-and-file safety committees to save lives! Prepare a nationwide strike to close unsafe schools!

the New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 1 October 2020

Hundreds of thousands of middle and high school students in New York City are being sent back to classrooms for in-person instruction today as the pandemic continues to spread throughout the school system and the city.

For a London-wide strike to oppose the threat to life from COVID-19!

the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 1 October 2020

We cannot allow a re-run of March, April and May when 33 colleagues died because of deliberate neglect by Transport for London, the bus companies and Unite.

Vote “No” on the Detroit Federation of Teachers contract!

Unite educators, students and parents to protect our lives against COVID-19

the Detroit Rank-and-File Educators Safety Committee, 28 September 2020

The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) is seeking to ram through a one-year contract as part of the preparation for a return to full in-person learning.

Los Angeles educators form rank-and-file safety committee to oppose unsafe school reopening

the Los Angeles Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 21 September 2020

The Los Angeles Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee has been established to protect the district’s students, teachers and staff from the deadly virus.

Ford Kansas City Assembly workers launch Rank-and-File Safety Committee to save lives

the Ford Kansas City Assembly Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 19 September 2020

Neither the UAW nor Ford has addressed any of the safety issues inside the Kansas City Assembly plant since production restarted in May.

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee calls for plantwide shutdown to guarantee safety during pandemic

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 17 September 2020

The Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee has issued a statement calling for equal treatment to protect against COVID-19.

London bus drivers launch rank-and-file safety committee to fight renewed threat from COVID-19

the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 16 September 2020

“We are not cattle and will not be sacrificed to protect the profits of the corporations and banks who have made a financial killing during the pandemic,” states the resolution passed by the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee.

London bus drivers resolve to fight for Assange’s freedom

the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 16 September 2020

The first action of the newly formed London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee was to pass a resolution calling for the defence of imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Dangers mount as Detroit implements a “hybrid” return to school

the Detroit Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 15 September 2020

The re-opening of schools in Detroit is threatening the lives of teachers, support staff, children and parents.

New York City educators launch safety committee to halt the reopening of schools

the New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 10 September 2020

In launching this committee, we stand wholly independent of both the Democrats and Republicans, as well as the United Federation of Teachers and its backers, all of whom have conspired to enforce the reopening of schools.

Texas educators launch safety committee to save lives

the Texas Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 8 September 2020

The following is a statement from the Texas Educators Rank-and-file Safety Committee, which has been established to mobilize opposition to the increasingly unsafe conditions in Texas schools and the draconian demands placed on educators and other school workers.

Oppose unsafe school openings! Follow the science, not greed, say Detroit educators

the Detroit Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 7 September 2020

The World Socialist Web Site has received an announcement of the formation of the Detroit Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee.

Stop the UAW-management cover-up of COVID-19 in the auto plants!

the Autoworker Rank-and-File Safety Committee Network, 1 September 2020

The claims by auto companies that they are following extensive safety protocols and testing workers exposed to COVID-19 are lies that do not withstand scrutiny.

Full transparency on COVID-19! Hands off Florida educators! Close schools now!

Duval County Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 28 August 2020

The Florida Department of Health issued a mandate Tuesday censoring COVID-19 data within Duval public schools while state officials threatened the jobs of educators who oppose the deadly school openings.

“We refuse to lay down our lives for profit or participate in a poorly designed, underfunded, deadly experiment”

Florida educators launch rank-and-file committee to oppose unsafe school openings

Duval County Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 27 August 2020

Teachers and their supporters have set up a rank-and-file safety committee in Duval County, Florida, which includes Jacksonville, the sixth largest school district in Florida, the state with the highest per capita infection rate in the US.

Rank-and-file safety committees at Fiat Chrysler and Ford support campaign to defend victimized parts worker

the Autoworker Rank-and-File Safety Committee Network, 19 August 2020

Newly-formed committees at Fiat Chrysler, Ford and Faurecia plants issued statements supporting James Grady, who was set up by the IBEW union and management and fired in mid-May from the Faurecia Gladstone plant in Columbus, Indiana.

Prepare a nationwide general strike to stop the deadly reopening of schools!

Form independent rank-and-file safety committees of educators, parents and students!

the Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 15 August 2020

We are launching the Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee to unite all those opposed to the unsafe reopening of schools and provide the necessary leadership to prepare for a nationwide general strike to halt the reopening of schools.

Indiana Faurecia auto parts workers launch Rank-and-File Safety Committee

the Faurecia Gladstone Plant Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 14 August 2020

Workers at the Faurecia Gladstone Plant in Columbus, Indiana, roughly 40 miles south of the state capital Indianapolis, have formed a rank-and-file committee in order to fight for safe and humane working conditions.

Ford Chicago Assembly workers launch Rank-and-File Safety Committee to save lives

the Ford Chicago Assembly Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 12 August 2020

Our coworkers are falling ill and even dying, but management and the union refuse to tell us the truth about how many have been exposed to or become infected with COVID-19.

Workers have a right to know about COVID-19 in their plants!

Statement of the Autoworker Rank-and-File Safety Committee Network, 10 August 2020

Autoworkers are being deprived of the most basic information about the spread of infections in their workplaces.

Ford Dearborn Truck Plant workers launch rank-and-file safety committee to save lives amid COVID-19 pandemic

the Ford Dearborn Truck Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 1 August 2020

The committee has appealed to its 5,000 co-workers, who build F-150 pickup trucks, to prepare joint action to fight the coronavirus and save lives.

As COVID-19 spreads at Toledo Jeep and other plants

Build rank-and-file safety committees at every workplace to save lives!

the FCA Jefferson North, Sterling Heights and Toledo Jeep Rank-and-File Safety Committees, 18 July 2020

The number of COVID-19 infections is rising all across the US, and emergency action has to be taken.

Toledo Fiat Chrysler workers launch rank-and-file safety committee to save lives amid COVID-19 rampage

the Toledo Assembly Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 11 July 2020

After the outbreak of at least 31 COVID-19 cases at the plant, workers at FCA’s Toledo Assembly Complex have formed a rank-and-file safety committee.

Hands off Fiat Chrysler workers fighting the COVID-19 disease!

the Jefferson North and Sterling Heights Rank-and-File Safety Committees, 1 July 2020

This joint statement was issued by the rank-and-file safety committees set up by Detroit-area Fiat Chrysler workers to fight for safe conditions during the pandemic.

Expand autoworkers’ struggle to stop the coronavirus and save lives! Form rank-and-file safety committees!

the Jefferson North Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 27 June 2020

Autoworkers at Fiat Chrysler’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit are taking a stand to defend our lives and the lives of our families.

Why the defense of Julian Assange is necessary for all workers

the Steering Committee of the Coalition of Rank-and-File Committees, 18 April 2019

The following statement in defense of Julian Assange was issued by the Steering Committee of the Coalition of Rank-and-File Committees.

Defend the Matamoros workers! For a united fight by US, Canadian and Mexican workers to defend jobs and decent living standards!

March on February 9 to oppose GM job cuts!

the Steering Committee of the Coalition of Rank-and-File Committees, 29 January 2019

The courageous stand by the maquiladora workers in Mexico is part of a growing movement of the working class across the world against austerity and social inequality.

Join Oakland Rank-and-File Strike Committee to broaden the fight to defend public education!

Oakland Rank-and-File Strike Committee, 26 February 2018

Teachers in Oakland are taking a stand, giving voice to the determination to fight back of teachers across the US and all over the world. We are receiving broad support because workers realize that we are not just fighting for ourselves but for the fate of public education. All workers, moreover, face the same problems: low wages, skyrocketing living costs and precarious employment.