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
Bob Barnetson describes a campaign by his faculty association at Athabasca University, a public, higher education distance learning institution in Alberta. During a contract fight, the union made the bold move of just mobilizing members for pickets and not relying on community supporters
K Turner reports from the Boilermakers’ Lodge 146 picket line at CESSCO Fabrication and Engineering in Edmonton, as the Alberta government introduces legislation to curtail workers’ ability to picket
Workers at Tattersall Distilling in Minneapolis were spurred to form a union by their employer’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizing Work contributor Jean-Carl Elliott interviews a worker in the shop
An anonymous source describes the direct action nursing home workers are taking in Ontario, now that grievance processes have effectively been suspended during the public health emergency.
Marianne Garneau interviews a restaurant worker organizing support for migrant coworkers who cannot access government assistance in the wake of pandemic-related layoffs