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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…

Paid in Full: The 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,…

Do Solidarity Unions Need to “Go Public”?

MK Lees and Marianne Garneau reexamine whether it is necessary for solidarity unions to declare themselves a union to the…

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