What is the IWW?

The IWW is a rank-and-file-run, international union for all workers, dedicated to organizing both on and off the job, in our industries and our communities. We are not affiliated with any political party. We organize the worker and the job, meaning that, unlike most unions, you carry your membership with you no matter what job… More What is the IWW?

Freshii Union Busting Continues; Workers Picket

Freshii Workers’ Union members and supporters staged a picket today to demand an end to abuses by Freshii franchise owner Peter Irie. The assembled group demanded that Irie re-hire illegally fired workers, cease union-busting tactics and attacks on union supporters, and officially recognize the Freshii Workers’ Union (FWU). “Peter thinks that he can continue to… More Freshii Union Busting Continues; Workers Picket

Help Needed for IWW Freshii Workers’ Union Organizers

http://may1chicago.wix.com/helpalison Last month, Freshii workers at 200 A Randolph in Chicago marched on their boss to demand the return of nearly $2,000 in stolen wages and union recognition. Of the two demands, the stolen wages were returned to the workers. While the fight for union recognition continues, Heather Sprigler has been illegally fired in retaliation… More Help Needed for IWW Freshii Workers’ Union Organizers

IWW Freshii Phone Zap – Demand Marcos is Rehired after Illegal Firing and Demand Recognition of IWW Freshii Workers Union!

URGENT CALL TO ACTION SOLIDARITY NEEDED! IWW Freshii Phone Zap – Demand Marcos is Rehired after Illegal Firing and Demand Recognition of IWW Freshii Workers Union! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/792137417476502/ (invite all your friends!) IWW Freshii Workers Page: https://www.facebook.com/FreshiiUnion640 For those of you that don’t know, one of our team members was fired this afternoon for… More IWW Freshii Phone Zap – Demand Marcos is Rehired after Illegal Firing and Demand Recognition of IWW Freshii Workers Union!

Chicago Freshii workers demand unpaid wages and IWW recognition

On Friday August 1st, a group of workers employed at a franchised Freshii restaurant located at 200 w Randolph in the Chicago loop marched on their boss to demand unpaid wages, an end to wage theft practices, and union recognition with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The workers walked up to the store… More Chicago Freshii workers demand unpaid wages and IWW recognition

Chicago Educational Workers Industrial Network presents: Granito de Arena- a documentary about the struggle of teachers in Mexico

Chicago Educational Workers Industrial Network presents: Granito de Arena- a documentary about the struggle of teachers in Mexico that looks so similar to what is happening in Chicago Corregated Films Jill Freidberg May 10th 1-4pm Rudy Lozano Library, Pilsen 1805 S. Loomis Discussion after movie with Anne Carlson parent of CPS kids & 4-6th grade… More Chicago Educational Workers Industrial Network presents: Granito de Arena- a documentary about the struggle of teachers in Mexico

Railroad Workers Unite in Chicago

Railroad Workers Unite in Chicago Chicago is known as the place where the nation’s railroads meet. And last weekend, the city also became the meeting spot for about 40 of the country’s most progressive and activism-driven railroad union workers when it hosted the biennial conference of Railroad Workers United (RWU), an independent labor organization founded… More Railroad Workers Unite in Chicago