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The Fight is Still On!

(A message to a Left Forum panel about working class organizing) By Chris I’ve been working full time in the blue collar sector for over 30 years. I have over…

Worker Testifies: Overnight Stocker at Walmart

Andy Vidual works full-time graveyard at Walmart as a stocker, filling shelves in the xxxxxxxxxxxxxx section. He has worked at Walmart for the past three years and he makes $13.25/hour, which…

Interview with Postal Worker Phil Marsh

Phil Marsh is a militant postal worker with Canada Post with nineteen years seniority. Postal workers have a militant history and are currently unionized with the Canadian Union of Postal…

A Brief Note to Workers Starting to Organize

By Lowlander October 2015 (The author is a truck driver in the U.S. with union organizing experience) Go to the website of NLRB (National Labor Relations Board: www.nlrb.gov) and read…

Worker Testifies: Food Production (USA)

by Paul Sumner [Name of worker and company are changed to protect his job]. “This is actually a classic don’t give a fuck about workers story. I work in front…

Interviews with Workers

Read full interviews at links below: Sue Vival: Storefront clerk of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Sue Vival has been a storefront clerk at Eat Local Sudbury (ELS) for over a year.…

Worker Testifies: Miner (Sudbury, ON)

The Interview Saul Idarity works for Vale as a miner. He is unionized with United Steelworkers (USW) Local 6500. With twenty-five years seniority, he’s done it all: drilled, blasted, mucked…

firestone strike

Robert Allen July 2015   every action, or inaction, is political in a degree. What we thought was happening was far from what was really happening, literally. A world apart,…

Worker Testifies: Waste Management, Sudbury ON (Canada)

The Interview: Al Ternative works at Waste Management, a garbage and recycling collection contractor, in residential collection. There are approximately 40 workers working for this company in Sudbury. The workers…