Organizing Work

Month: May 2019

On Raiding

Nick Driedger talks about what is at stake when one union tries to “raid” another, in other words steal its…

Campus Organizers Push for More Faculty and Fewer Police

This past February, the  South Sound General Education Union (SSGEU) appears to have  won its first campaign: administrators at Evergreen State…

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…

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