Kick Wall Street Off Campus (KWOC)
The same Wall Street banks that crashed the economy are now prolonging the economic crisis and causing workers and their families unnecessary hardship by refusing to renegotiate the dangerous mortgages they peddled during the bubble to current market value. Our universities shouldn’t be doing business with reckless banks that are destroying our communities, so we’re demanding that our universities end their relationships with the bank responsible for the largest number of foreclosures in our local communities, unless they agree to renegotiate underwater mortgages to current market value.
- Where's Wells Fargo's Probation?
Macalester College turned its back on a long history of celebrating student activism when it harshly penalized some of us peacefully protesting its relationship with Wells Fargo instead of using its institutional power…
- Alumni Pledge: "This is not the Macalester we know and love"
“I will not donate to Macalester College while it discourages and punishes student leaders whose activism reflects the school’s values…”
Justice for T-Mobile Workers
Across the US, cell phone company T-Mobile operates call centers that have been described by workers as “electronic sweatshops.” That’s why we’re launching campaigns calling for an end to our universities’ ties with T-Mobile unless the company does the right thing and agrees to allow its workers to form a union free of management intimidation. Read more on our campaign page.
- Students kept busy at USAS Summer Convention
As USAS students gear up for another year of fighting corporate greed on our campuses and around the globe, it’s a great time to reflect on the work some students kept busy with at our Summer Convention.
- University of Washington Joins Campaign for Justice at T-Mobile
University of Washington USAS recently delivered a letter to our administration demanding the school cut its contract and all ties with union busting company, T-Mobile unless the company practices union neutrality.
We support Walmart workers’ efforts to form unions, from subcontracted warehouse workers and seafood suppliers to retail store employees around the country.
- Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart)
- Making Change at Walmart
- Warehouse Workers United
- Warehouse Workers for Justice
- USAS Protests Announcement of Gap and Walmart’s Fake Safety Scheme
Walmart and Gap, two corporations whose failure to protect worker safety has led to numerous worker deaths in Bangladesh, today announced…
- A Day of Mourning for Murdered Garment Workers
“I jumped to save my body, not my life.” Those were the words of Sumi Abedin, a Bangladeshi garment worker and survivor of the Tazreen factory fire…
Fast Food Forward / Fight for $15!
We support Fast Food workers’ national campaign, which looks to raise wages in the industry to a living wage of $15/hour and garner the right to organize unions, in over 150 cities. Check out these photos from USASers walking picket lines with the workers!