Candy store workers speak out

This essay, about organizing at a popular candy store in Halifax called Freak Lunchbox, was distributed yesterday among local cafés and retail establishments by the K’jipuktuk – Halifax IWW. It was written by former employees of the candy store. Since the publication of this piece, the demand for

Is it worth filing a ULP?

Liss Waters Hyde tells the story of an Unfair Labor Practice complaint filed against the New York IWW which did little to deter the branch from pursuing justice for migrant workers. Filing an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) should rarely be relied upon as the sole

Movie Review: Harlan County, USA (1976)

The author, who worked as a coal miner as a teenager, reviews this classic documentary about a miners’ strike in Kentucky, and talks about the historic significance of these struggles. Barbara Koppel’s 1976 documentary Harlan County, USA depicts the efforts of coal miners employed by

Movie Review: The Hand that Feeds (2015)

I’m not so naïve as to say that everything you need to know about organizing in the workplace can be learned in 83 minutes, but whether you’re a seasoned organizer or just a pissed off employee, you will benefit immensely from the 83 minutes it

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