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You Can’t Hide From Class Struggle: The campaign at Smiling Bear Café

Gaby recounts the story of an organizing campaign at a café in Montréal, where baristas successfully negotiated a raise and…

Solidarity and Power in the Face of a Terrified Employer: The IWW campaign at Frite Alors

Frite Alors is a small restaurant franchise in Quebec with about ten locations. In 2015, an organizing campaign began at…

Organizing in the Bad Old Days: The Harvest Collective drive, 1998-1999

Patrick McGuire recounts an organizing drive at a grocery coop in Winnipeg in the late 1990s, before the IWW developed…

Grocery workers refuse a two-tier wage system

The Saskatoon Co-op is a consumer cooperative grocery with multiple locations in and around Saskatoon, SK. Workers are represented by…

The IWW Campaign at TTX: Part I

AP Geller talks about a solidarity union campaign they helped organize at a telecoms subcontractor, from 2014-2016. TTX, when it still…

“Just go and shut it down”: A postal carrier on the struggle at Canada Post

An interview with a postal carrier in Canada. Their union, CUPW, is currently negotiating a new contract with Canada Post….

Movie Review: Final Offer (1985)

Organizing Work will be publishing reviews of films, old and new, about unions and organizing. Written by workers  and organizers,…

The IWW Campaign at Star Tickets: Part II

Deirdre C reflects on the IWW campaign at Star Tickets call center from 2010-2014.  Part I can be read here. …

Wobcast 1 – Not The Standard Playbook

Introducing Wobcast!  This is a podcast produced out of the Edmonton branch of the IWW.  It is about workplace organizing,…

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