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Worker Justice Action Academy: Session 2—Taking Action!

Saturday, September 13–9:00am-4:30pm Location TBA Click here to register for the Worker Justice Action Academy In this second session of the Worker Justice Action Academy we will focus in on organizing, planning and implementing successful actions to build our campaigns. We’ll dig deeper into the process of selecting effective tactics, planning dynamic actions, and using […]

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Worker Justice Action Academy!

Join Us at the Worker Justice Action Academy! On July 19, join workers’ rights activists from labor and community groups from across Pittsburgh for the first session of the Worker Justice Action Academy, a new series of day-long workshops designed to help union members, community organizers, students, and workers’ rights activists take our campaigns for […]


Fight Back Pittsburgh Summer Picnic

3pm on Sunday, July 20th Mel and Emily’s house—623 Kirtland St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Food-Drinks-Fun-Friends-Games! On Sunday, July 20, join Fight Back Pittsburgh for our (first) Annual Summer Picnic!  Over the past several months we’ve organized and mobilized with museum workers, hospital workers, adjunct teachers, and fast food workers.  We’ve coordinated educational events, knocked on doors […]


Rally to Save our Steel Jobs

Rally for Pittsburgh Steelworker Jobs Pittsburgh’s economy is at risk.  Our steel jobs could be lost unless our government enforces trade laws to ensure a level playing field with countries like South Korea. Let your voice be heard! Monday, May 19th 2014 at 11am US Steel Research and Technology Center 800 East Waterfront Drive, Munhall, PA […]


STRIKE for $15

Stand Up! Fight Back! Fast food workers across the globe are standing up to fight! Stand with fast food workers in Pittsburgh, across the nation, and around the world as they strike for fair pay, respect and a stronger Pittsburgh.  On May 15 there will be two actions in Pittsburgh: May 15 @ 6:15am Wake […]


Celebrate International Workers Day!

Join Fight Back Pittsburgh and our community allies as we celebrate International Workers Day with several exciting events this May 1!  May Day is the commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket affair in Chicago—a key moment in the fight for the eight-hour day. Mayday Eve Celebration with the Pittsburgh General Membership Branch of the IWW Wednesday, […]

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Fight Back Pittsburgh Dues Q&A

Earlier this month, WePay, the service that Fight Back Pittsburgh used to collect dues and donations, stopped accepting online donations for small groups like Fight Back Pittsburgh.  To keep collecting dues and donations online, we’ve migrated over to a progressive, activist-oriented platform called the Action Network. Now you can pay your dues or make a […]


Creative Action Training

February 17 at 6:30pm USW Headquarters 5 Gateway Center Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Corner of Stanwix and Blvd of the Allies Over the next several months there will be several opportunities to participate in exciting and dynamic actions in support of workers’ rights in Pittsburgh.  Join Fight Back Pittsburgh for a training on organizing and participating […]

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Sign the Cultural Industry Workers Declaration of Rights Pittsburgh’s cultural industry is large and it is growing. Thousands of workers staff the info desks, the gallery floors, and workshops of Pittsburgh’s museums and libraries. Historically these jobs have been marked by low pay, low job security, and high turnover. We believe that Pittsburgh’s cultural industry […]

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Fight Back @ Work

You have the right to work in a safe working environment be paid at least the federal and state minimum wage be paid time-and-a-half for every hour worked over 40 in a week (hourly employees) receive workers’ compensation if you are injured at work receive unemployment compensation if you are laid off work or unjustly […]