Stan Weir

In Memoriam: Stan Weir, 1921-2001

US socialist group Solidarity's obituary of Stan Weir.

Voices from the rank and file: remembering Marty Glaberman and Stan Weir

a month before oakland general strike

Staughton Lynd remembers two socialists who wrote extensively about life on the job and struggles at work, Martin Glaberman and Stan Weir.

Singlejack solidarity - Stan Weir

Collection of writings by Stan Weir, a socialist who worked as a seaman, teamster, longshoreman, house painter, and auto assembler (among other things) and wrote about his experiences.

Rediscovering Two Labor Intellectuals - Steve Early

Steve Early reviews collections of writings by Martin Glaberman and Stain Weir, while tying their experience and outlook to the emerging split within the AFL-CIO in 2004.

Just a matter of gloves - Stan Weir

An account of a work stoppage over the issue of gloves being supplied in a factory.

The role of the individual and the group in the creation of work cultures - Stan Weir

Stan Weir compares wildcat strikes in Poland and San Diego and their basis in the 'informal work group'.

Meetings with James Baldwin

Stan Weir writes about his relationship with writer James Baldwin.

Rank and file networks: a way to fight concessions - Stan Weir

A piece suggesting rank and file networks to fight workplace closings and to circumvent the official unions. Appeared in Labor Notes 48 (January 27, 1983)

Unions with Leaders Who Stay on the Job (a.k.a. Class War Lessons) - Stan Weir

Stain Weir writes about direct action and on-the-job union leadership as a merchant marine in the 1940s.

The informal work group - Stan Weir

Stan Weir on some of his life experiences at work and what he saw as the "the only organizational form opposed to formal bureaucracies which cannot be captured by them", the informal work group. From Rank and File: Personal Histories of Working-Class Organizers (1973)