Submitted by x359437 on Τρι, 04/23/2013 - 12:21am
The Sisters' Camelot Canvass Union has been on strike since March 1st. One of the striking workers was fired while on strike, and they have refused to sit down and negotiate with the union.
Here are the names, phone numbers, & email addresses of each member of the management of Sisters' Camelot.
Call, text, and email them every day. Here are the talking points and guidelines:
1. Urge them to rehire the fired worker and negotiate with the union.
2. Remind them that the world is watching and knows that they are responsible for this strike.
3. Ask them to resign if they are not willing to negotiate with a union.
4. Please do not make any threats.
The Sisters' Camelot Collective
Office phone number: 612-746-3051
Email Address: email@example.com
Submitted by x359437 on Δευ, 04/22/2013 - 6:10pm
From the Industrial Worker
Happy Earth Day fellow workers! To celebrate, Wobblies in the Bay Area today protested the Keystone XL pipeline. Read more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/247835108693864/
Submitted by x359437 on Πεμ, 04/18/2013 - 5:45pm
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On April 1st, 5 workers were fired at Chicago-Lake Liquors, Minnesota's highest volume liquor store, for asking for better wages. Two days prior, they presented a petition signed by co-workers to management asking for a $1 raise in the starting wage from $8 an hour to $9 an hour, an across the board $1 raise, and a raise in the starting wage from $10.50 an hour to $13.
The five fired workers, Joe Giwoyna, Davis Ritsema, Max Specktor, Arella Vargas, and Hallie Wallace went public as members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and Food & Retail Workers United, an organizing committee of the IWW.
They have filed Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs) with the National Labor Relations Board and have been doing actions at Chicago Lake Liquors demanding they be rehired, that their wage demands be met, and that their bosses stop union busting.
Submitted by x359437 on Κυρ, 04/14/2013 - 5:53pm
From the Indiana IWW
Wobblies showing solidarity at the Indiana University strike! In all we had 21 FWs come out to IU Bloomington to support the effort.
Submitted by x359437 on Τρι, 04/09/2013 - 1:21pm
The I.W.W. Sisters' Camelot Canvass Union has been on strike now for 39 days, since management refused to recognize their right to unionize and negotiate with the worker's union. Last week the striking worker's union offered management a package deal in hopes of ending the strike and returning to work. In this deal all issues related to pay were taken off the table, leaving only the bare minimum terms needed by the workers to have enough workplace democracy to end the strike. This offer included 8 of the original 18 terms of unionization intended to be worked out at the negotiating table.
Since the canvassers at Sisters Camelot went public as a union, the management has simply refused to attempt any negotiation to recognize the workers right to be unionized, and even illegally fired a union member in retaliation. This last deal was an attempt by the canvass union to offer the management the easiest possible deal for them to accept so canvassers can return to work and continue discussion about the issues they took off the table at a later time.