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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

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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