Our friend Amédée Garneau sends along this story about tenant organizing in New York. (more…)
Recent correspondence from Ken Georgetti (President of the Canada Labour Congress) and Michel Arsenault of the FTQ (Provincial Labour Central of Quebec) and various officers in the broader Anglophone Labour Movement sends a clear message: labour jurisdiction trumps labour solidarity. Arsenault, and through his endorsement, Georgetti believe that this is the time to “facilitate a settlement instead of fueling fires”. (more…)
In this post M. Jones talk abouts how organizing on the job changes the job.
What We’re Changing
By M. Jones
In our organizing we are trying to establish power on the job. This power can be seen and felt in different ways depending on the job. But what we want from our organizing is control over our day to day lives on the job, this control will come from the power we can establish through collective action. (more…)
This article argues against the view that the IWW should pick its organizing targets based on a view of the potential power of some part of the working class within the economy. (more…)