The Organizer’s Tale: Heroism on a Small Scale

March 1, 2013

The organizer’s tale goes like this: Several individuals come to the realization that they deserve better than what those in charge want to give them; they find the courage to stand up for themselves; they develop the compassion to stand up for each other; they find power in solidarity; after a fight, they win. […]

A Foothold in Reality

September 1, 2011

Fremantle is a large enough player that its going union will help to raise the bar for other employers. […]

You Never Call!

July 1, 2011

Keeping the Guild in the dark about whom they employ and otherwise thwarting communication amongst their employees are some of the more effective ways a non-union employer can prevent its employees from organizing. […]

We Are All Wisconsin

May 1, 2011

Anti-union zealots attempt to arouse jealousy and to pit one group of employees against another.  It’s a distraction from the fact that we’re all in the same boat…and that boat is sinking.  […]

Local Legend

September 1, 2010

The history of Local 683 is one of very active involvement by the rank and file membership. […]

Conventional Lessons

September 1, 2009

each of these groups was struggling with a profound but similar problem––the way technology was changing the jobs of their membership. The solution for many of them was the same: Organize. […]

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