Scott Marshall

 
 
Scott Marshall

Scott Marshall is a vice chair of the Communist Party and chair of its Labor Commission. Scott grew up in Virginia where he first became active in the civil rights movement in high school, working on voter registration and anti-Klan projects in rural Southern Virginia and Tennessee. He was also active against the war in Vietnam.

Scott has been a life long trade unionist and was active in rank and file reform movements in the Teamsters, Machinists and Steelworkers unions in the 1970s and '80s. He was co-chair of the Save Our Jobs committee of USWA local 1834 at Pullman Standard in Chicago and active in nationwide organizing against plant shutdowns and layoffs. He was a founder of the unemployed organization Jobs or Income Now (Join), in Chicago, and the National Congress of Unemployed Organizations in the 1980s.

Scott has worked for the Communist Party since 1987 when he became the district organizer for the party in Illinois, a post he held until he was elected chair of the National Labor Commission in 1997. Scott remains active in SOAR (Steelworkers Active Organized Retirees). He lives in Chicago.

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Public workers in the bull’s-eye

Public workers in the bull’s-eye

The 2010 election results and the resurgence of the corporate ultra-right mean renewed attacks on labor, and public workers are in the bull's-eye.

BY:Scott Marshall| January 5, 2011
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Hope and action for jobs

Hope and action for jobs

There are some very positive things happening on the fight for jobs and economic justice.

BY:Scott Marshall| September 17, 2010
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The Fight for Jobs: Pre-Convention Discussion with Scott Marshall

The Fight for Jobs: Pre-Convention Discussion with Scott Marshall

Video presentation on the fight for jobs as part of the Pre-Convention Discussion.

BY:Scott Marshall| April 26, 2010
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