Labor

June 6th: Stand With Burgerville Workers Union on the Picket Lines

Stand with the Burgerville Workers Union as they launch pickets to push for a fair contract after one year of stalled negotiations with Burgerville corporate. More info here. This Thursday, we’re excited to ramp things...

Campus Organizers Push for More Faculty and Fewer Police

Organizing Work talks with members of South Sound General Education Union of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) about their recent organizing campaigns. This past February, the  South Sound General Education Union (SSGEU) appears to...

Portland, OR: Little Big Burger Workers Launch Work Stoppage

Report from Little Big Burger workers of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) in Portland, Oregon about a recent job action. On Friday night May 3rd 2019, workers at Little Big Burger (LBB) on...

Why Uber and Lyft Drivers Are Calling For a National Strike

On May 8th, workers are organizing a national single day strike against rideshare firms like Uber and Lyft. They’re calling on app users to join them by refusing to request rides for the duration...

Pikesville Target Workers Return to Work After Two Day Strike Against Abusive Boss

Report from Pikesville, Maryland on a recent strike by Target workers against an abusive boss. For more info check out Target Workers Unite.  Pikesville, MD: Target team members at store #1541 have returned to...

“It’s Basically Sex Work”: A Brief Summary of Why People Who Have Never Done...

Critical discussion on how sex work is talked about and presented in relation to other jobs within a capitalist economy. Work is hell. Regardless of the job, the institutions of wage-labor, money, and capitalism all...

Steal Something from Work Day 2019! Three Epic Tales of Workplace Resistance

This year, to observe Steal Something from Work Day, CrimethInc. presents three stories of ordinary workplace resistance. In the first, an employer seeking to cheat minimum-wage employees is outsmarted by an employee who secretly evens...

Socialist Leaders Won’t Save Unions

A member of the IWW critiques a recent piece in Jacobin that argues for socialist leadership of existing labor unions. In a recent piece for Jacobin, Barry Eidlin makes the case for socialist leadership...

On Strike at Stop & Shop: Interview from the Picket Line

A member of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation speaks with a striker on the picket lines during the Stop & Strike strike, the largest US strike since 2016 by Verizon workers. Starting Thursday, April 11th,...

Lessons From A Year of Striking Teacher Insurgency

In this episode of the It's Going Down podcast, we again caught up with Michael from the West Virginia Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). In 2018, we interviewed Michael several times as the...