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Burgerville Workers Union

Burgerville Workers Union
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Union for all workers at Burgerville USA, a fast food chain in the Pacific Northwest. Part of the IWW.

Another Group of Burgerville Fast Food Workers Join IWW

The following report comes from the Burgerville Workers Union, a part of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). 82nd and Glisan has joined the union! On May 18th, workers at Burgerville #4 announced to...

Burgerville Workers Union Wins Second Victory

The following statement was released yesterday from the Burgerville Workers Union, after another store successfully won union recognition. The BVWU is the first officially recognized fast food union in the United States and is...

Burgerville Workers Union Becomes First Formally Recognized Fast Food Union in the US

Burgerville Workers Union has won a union election in one location, meaning that the company will be forced to negotiate a contract with the workers. Other stores are expected to soon come on board....

Burgerville Workers Gives Corporate 48 Hours to Recognize the Union

Members of the Burgerville Workers Union have given corporate 48 hours to recognize the union, or they say that they will file for a union election with the NRLB, an election they claim they...

Call-In Campaign Against Burgerville for Firing Union Worker

Recently, members of the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU), a part of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), launched a three day strike against the fast food chain, Burgerville USA. In response to the...

Portland, OR: Burgerville Singles Out One Worker for Retaliation Following Strike

The following report from the Burgerville Workers Union states that management has come down against one pro-union worker of color since the end of the historic three day strike. To learn more about the...
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Burgerville Strike Spreads Into Second Store, Pickets Continue

Yesterday, fast food workers and members of the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU), a part of the revolutionary anti-capitalist union the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), launched a strike at the Burgerville USA chain...

Fast Food Workers in Portland Launch Strike at Burgerville

In Portland, Oregon, fast food workers with Burgerville USA have walked off the job and launched a strike. In recent months, more Burgerville workers in a variety of stores have joined the union, the...
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IWW Picket Met with Violence in Portland: Solidarity and Calls Needed

The following report comes from the Burgerville Workers Union, who has launched a campaign in the Portland area for higher wages and job place improvements. Less than a week ago, the corporation hired anti-union...

Burgerville Workers Union Marches Forward; Community Support and Solidarity Continue Growing

By Pete Shaw The shakes–blackberry, chocolate hazelnut, and pumpkin spice–come and go. So do the Walla Walla onion rings, waffle fries, and asparagus. But since April of last year, solidarity has always been in season at...