retail and food

Editorial #2 -Thoughts on Bessemer

Eat the rich: My experience in hospitality work during the pandemic

With a provisional date set for the gradual reopening of the hospitality sector in UK, now seems a prescient moment to reflect upon the experiences of hospitality staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Solidarity with Striking Dublin Deliveroo workers

This week has seen strike action throughout Dublin in the middle of a pandemic by Deliveroo workers. The workers, who have enough of being treated so badly, are asking Deliveroo for better working conditions, security, delivery fees & value standards. A member of the Industrial Workers of the World did the following interview with one Deliveroo striker to find out more and how people can effectively support their actions.

Fighting Back - International Week of Action Against Unpaid Wages

Short pamphlet by the anarcho-syndicalist union the ZSP. ZSP is the Polish section of the International Workers Association. The pamphlet is about their experiences in countering wage theft, both successful and unsuccessful.

Interview: IWW Shop Workers - Black Flag

We recently heard of that the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) had managed to establish a job shop in Hampshire, and took the opportunity to interview Ray Carr, the IWW delegate involved, recently.

From Black Flag #214 1998.

From a ready meals factory ... to social revolution

Review by Bob Myers of Class Power on Zero-Hours, by Angry Workers of the World (387 pages, £9.00, distributed by PM Press)

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A dilapidated Shoe Mart

An account of a woman witnessing the dehumanization Filipino retail workers experience in the Philippines.

Burgerville Fast Food Workers Walk Off Job, Launch Strike

Members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union at the fast food chain Burgerville have gone on strike in Portland, Oregon. This report first appeared on It's Going Down.

Burgerville Workers Union Launches Strike As Negotiations Break Down

Members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organized into the Burgerville Workers Union officially launched a strike today as negotiations with Burgerville corporate broke down, following a year of stalling and refusal on the part of bosses to address worker demands. This report first appeared on It's Going Down.