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Direct Action is our Sword! Solidarity is our Shield!

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is a fighting union and our M.O. is that ‘Direct Action Gets The Goods’.  If ‘direct action’ is our sword, then solidarity is our shield.  Sometimes solidarity means standing on the picket line, … Continue reading

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

March on Blair Mountain! June 4-11, 2011

The Richmond, Virginia General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World have endorsed the Call To Action to help save (from mountain top removal) Blair Mountain, where the historic labor Battle of Blair Mountain took place. Several wobblies … Continue reading

Demand Dignity and Respect at Ellwood Thompson's!

Demand A Competitive Living Wage and Substantial & Consistent Pay Raises For Workers at Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market! One of our fellow worker’s, Kenneth Y. was wrongfully terminated from Richmond, Virginia’s Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market after 5 ½ years of … Continue reading

Solidarity With Georgia Prison Strike

“A threat to justice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr Not unlike the prisoners in the United States, the working class, without an organized Union, lose their rights granted to them by the U.S. … Continue reading

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