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Union Statement Supporting The ‘Ban The Box’ Ordinance

On March 13, 2013 the Richmond General Membership Branch of the IWW voted to endorse the Richmond City Council ordinance to “ban the box” on applications for city jobs that inquire about an applicants criminal conviction history.  Below is our … Continue reading

Reinstate Rain To Her Job at Ellwood Thompson’s! Demand An End To Retaliation!

  Reinstate Rain To Her Job at Ellwood Thompson’s! Demand An End To Retaliation!   Richmond, Va  - On behalf of Rain Burroughs, the Richmond, Virginia General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and Food & … Continue reading

General Strike & Mass Day of Action — November 2, 2011

From Occupy Oakland: [ http://www.occupyoakland.org/2011/10/general-strike-mass-day-of-action/?mid=5137 ] Below is the proposal passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly on Wednesday October 26, 2011 in reclaimed Oscar Grant Plaza. 1607 people voted. 1484 voted in favor of the resolution, 77 abstained and 46 voted … Continue reading

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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’s first factory in the United … Continue reading