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Machinists Union Fights for Justice at Virginia IKEA Factory

Originally published in the Industrial Worker , the official newspaper of the IWW/One Big Union. IKEA may be known in Sweden for the decent pay it gives its employees, but workers at the furniture company‚Äôs first factory in the United … Continue reading

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IWW Sends Message of Solidarity To Danville, VA IKEA/Swedwood Workers

Workers in the first IKEA / Swedwood factory in Danville recently filed for union elections after witnessing unsafe workplace conditions, low wages, forced overtime, and various other violations.   UPDATE! July 27, 2011 – Danville, Virginia: Swedwood Workers Vote Union … Continue reading