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Industrial Workers of the World

The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of the working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.

Website: http://www.iww.org/
Location: Chicago, IL
Members: 134
Latest Activity: on Thursday

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Union Media 8 Replies

This thread is a place where we can post links to our union newspaper, the Industrial Worker, as well as other publications, branch newsletters, blog articles of interest, etc.This thread can also be…Continue

Tags: newsletter, blog, newspaper, media, union

Started by Peter Moore. Last reply by Peter Moore on Thursday.

IWW Campaigns 8 Replies

This discussion thread is to post recent IWW campaign news, calls to action, and updates.Continue

Started by Peter Moore. Last reply by General Defense Committee Local6 on Monday.

IWW Referendum & Policy Discussion 1 Reply

We can use this thread to discuss referenda results, i.e. officer elections, resolutions, and constitutional/bylaw/rulebook amendments as well as policy issues that come up for discussion.Continue

Tags: bylaw, rulebook, constitution, amendment, union

Started by Peter Moore. Last reply by Peter Moore Dec 3.

Suggested Film List 6 Replies

From the now closed IWW Facebook group, a list of films made for or about the Labour movement. Feel free to add your own suggestions to the list.Below you'll find a list of films suggested for…Continue

Started by Rhys Harrison. Last reply by Peter Davies Nov 2.

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Comment by Julie Horne on November 2, 2014 at 10:59

Thanks for the halloween wishes Peter, they made me smile.

Comment by Peter Moore on November 1, 2014 at 20:19

Happy Hallow'een, Fellow Workers! Got this off of the iww.org page and had a chuckle.

Comment by Peter Moore on October 23, 2014 at 22:09

Boston picket Insomnia Cookies to protest firing of union organizer

http://www.iww.org/content/jimmy-john%E2%80%99s-workers-picket-balt...

Comment by Peter Moore on October 23, 2014 at 21:56

The IWW Organizing Department's survey team has put out an organizing survey. Fill it out today! http://www.iww.org/content/participate-2014-iww-organizing-survey

Comment by Peter Moore on October 17, 2014 at 0:48

Boston's Insomnia Cookies fires union organizer on trumped up charges of theft. http://j.mp/1weC508

Comment by Peter Moore on October 17, 2014 at 0:42

Baltimore IWW picketing Jimmy Johns this Sunday.

http://www.iww.org/content/baltimore-iww-picket-line-jimmy-johns-wo...

Comment by 郁闷快乐 on January 14, 2014 at 18:11

坚定的支持,维护世界工人阶级,权利和利益的斗争!

The firm support, maintenance of world class, the rights and interests of the struggle!

Comment by Joe Balkis on October 6, 2013 at 14:16

Industrial Worker - Issue #1758, September 2013              

Headlines:

  • IWW Returns To The Railroad With ULP Strike
  • Work People's COllege: Building Life-Long Wobblies
  • Sakuma Brothers Agricultural Strike In Washington

Features:

  • The Parallels Between The Sisters’ Camelot & Jimmy John’s Anti-Union Campaigns
  • Workers’ Power: Job Conditioning
  • Jane LaTour: Empowerment For Union Women

Download a Free PDF Copy of this issue.

Comment by Joe Balkis on October 6, 2013 at 14:11

Striking Workers At Insomnia Cookies Join the IWW              

*Click here to donate to the strike fund*

By Jake Carman,  October 2013 Industrial Worker

At midnight on Sunday, Aug. 18, the night shift at the Harvard Square Insomnia Cookies voted unanimously to launch a strike for higher wages, healthcare and freedom to build a union. On Tuesday, Aug. 20, all four strikers joined the Industrial Workers of the World and initiated a public campaign to achieve their goals.

Comment by Joe Balkis on October 6, 2013 at 14:10

A clarifying statement from the IWW Sisters' Camelot Canvass Union              

We are still on strike and back-pay is still being withheld.

On September 1, people who want to undermine our union created a fake indymedia facebook page and used it to publicly publish a phony press release meant to look like it was written by us. This press release falsely claimed that we had called an end to our strike.

This fake press release is clearly meant to confuse people into unknowingly working against the rights of the striking workers by fundraising for or giving money to Sisters' Camelot while the fundraisers are still on strike. This statement is meant to help clarify this confusion created by such dishonesty.

We are still on strike. We are the fundraisers from Sisters' Camelot. Fundraising activity done for Sisters' Camelot is therefore scabbing.

 

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