MK Lees offers context to the recent IATSE strike vote and potential settlement.
MK Lees describes how the Writers Guild of America West used rank-and-file action to protect screenwriters and put an end to a practice that was eating into their compensation
MK Lees reflects on the tactic of “salting” into a workplace in order to organize it
MK Lees and Marianne Garneau look at leftists’ poor track record in workplace organizing campaigns
MK Lees looks at the recent union-busting at Kickstarter and GM, arguing that we shouldn’t be surprised when a boss acts like a boss. We should be ready.
This article, written in 2005, describes the explosive organizing then happening at one of the Chicago’s biggest messenger companies
Tammy Matz has been an LAUSD public school teacher for almost eighteen years and currently teachers third grade at Melrose Elementary school, while also serving as that school’s UTLA Chapter Chair (the equivalent of “steward” or “delegate” in some other unions). Being a parent at
MK Lees and Marianne Garneau reexamine whether it is necessary for solidarity unions to declare themselves a union to the boss. This piece originally appeared at Libcom.org. Introduction In an election-driven workplace-organizing campaign, going public is a key step. The workers or union try to