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How Montreal Freelancers Are Organizing

I recently sat down with three members of a union in Montreal organizing freelance workers such as translators and journalists….

CUNY Adjuncts Vs. Everybody

Things are heating up at CUNY, where a campaign to double the wages of adjunct instructors has pitted a group…

How to socialize the workplace

Roger Williams, an education worker, talks about building social relationships with coworkers, to lay the foundation for organizing. In my…

Uber and Lyft drivers deserve a better strike

This week, labor news was dominated by the story of the Uber / Lyft strike. On Wednesday, rideshare drivers were…

Why don’t strikes achieve more?

Last week social media and web publications were filled with triumphant celebration of the strike at Stop & Shop, which…

Wobcast #3: Organizing Reproductive Work

In the third episode of our podcast, host Rhiannon speaks to Katia Roscov, an early childhood educator, about reproductive labor,…

20 years ago nurses in Saskatchewan wildcatted. Could the same happen today?

20 years ago this month, in April 1999, nurses in Saskatchewan engaged in a ten-day “wildcat” (illegal) strike. Around 8,000…

Saskatoon Co-op Strike Ends with Two-Tier Contract

After a six-month strike that saw workers walking picket lines in extremely cold temperatures, UFCW Local 1400 has reached an…

How West Virginia teachers defied the state—and their unions

Michael M describes his experience helping organize the West Virginia teacher strikes in 2018 and 2019, as a member of…

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