Organizing Work

Category: Uncategorized

Yesterday, Twitter’s main character was a union-buster

Yesterday, University of Chicago professor Agnes Callard tweeted that she had been crossing picket lines all week set up by…

A radical proposal to save auto jobs

Last year, General Motors announced its plan to close an auto assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, as well as four…

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 to socialize the workplace

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

Guest podcast on the Women’s Strike

The LaborWave podcast interviewed Marianne Garneau about the women’s strike and her review of Feminism for the 99%. Listen here….

What are strikes really about? A reply to Dionne Pohler

Nick Walter and Marianne Garneau respond to an editorial in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix about the strike at the Saskatoon…

The Art of the “One-on-One”

John O’Reilly reflects on this fundamental organizing tool, and how to do it right The one-on-one meeting is the quintessential…

You Can’t Organize From The Outside: Stella’s

Patrick McGuire recounts a short-lived IWW campaign at a restaurant in Winnipeg in 2002, which has recently hit the headlines…

Lessons from a Graduate Student Employees’ Union

Eric Dirnbach describes a successful contract fight at the University of Michigan in the 1990s. In the late 1990s, I…

© 2019 Organizing Work. Theme by Anders Norén.