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Jeff Schuhrke

Jeff Schuhrke

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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US Unions Are Voicing Unprecedented Support for Palestine

While some national labor groups remain silent, union locals across the country are speaking out to defend Palestinians from Israeli aggression.

Jeff Schuhrke ·


The 3 Democrats Who Are Standing in the Way of the PRO Act Coming to the Senate Floor for a Vote

Facing pressure, Sens. Joe Manchin and Angus King have signed on to the landmark labor bill, leaving just three Democratic holdouts: Kyrsten Sinema, Mark Kelly and Mark Warner.

Jeff Schuhrke ·


After Threatening Strike, Chicago Teachers Set "New Standard" With Safer School Reopening Plan

Hard-fought negotiations and a strike threat led to Chicago teachers reaching the "most comprehensive agreement for reopening schools" in the country, potentially setting a model for other districts nationwide.

Jeff Schuhrke ·


The Nightmare Facing the Poor and Working Class If There’s Not Another Stimulus

With time running out and Republicans balking at more Covid relief, U.S. workers are facing a future of financial misery.

Jeff Schuhrke ·


Today Amazon, Tomorrow the Railroad Industry: The Fight for $15 Rolls On

“I join your voices in saying to these railroad companies that they should adopt responsible contractor policies to ensure that the prosperity that they are experiencing is shared with all of the workers in the industry.”

Jeff Schuhrke ·

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