workplace activity

Chillers, bullies and Fatsolve - Night-shift drift of a Bakkavor food factory cleaner

Over the last four years we spoke to many night-shift cleaners from local food processing plants. Young guys having a spliff after shift, telling us that using the chemicals for cleaning in confined spaces make you think of Syria or other gas attacks. Women workers have less time, as they hurry to get the kids ready for school. From workers at Adelie sandwich plant to LSG Sky Chef airline caterer to Bakkavor ready-meal factory – they all tell us that the time given for cleaning the shop-floor is not enough and that despite their knowledge and responsibility they are paid the lowest possible wage. Read a longer report below…

Bakkavor Factory Newsletter Issue no.4

The Bakkavor food factories in west London are a prime example of the tension between structural oppression of each individual worker - most of them migrant women workers - and a collective potential of working class power. It ain't always easy, but we continue to work within that tension.

Shut it Down! On The Recent AT&T Strikes

A striker writes on what the AT&T strike wave means, and proposes next steps in developing a direct action workers movement in North America.

Brighton Solidarity Federation: the first five months of 2018

A summary of the activity of Brighton Solfed in the start of 2018, showcasing the cases we've dealt with up to May.

A preliminary summary of an IWW organising effort, winter 2017/18

In late September 2017 the IWW London branch invited friends and comrades to take part in an organising drive in West London factories and warehouses. We chose half a dozen companies, employing between 100 and 800 mainly migrant workers where there was no trade union present.

破坏性罢工

“蓄谋破坏”是各种各样招数、恶作剧、愤怒的通称,它能提醒老板,他是多么的需要工人们(而工人是多么的不需要他们),这里有一些例子。

充分利用工作中自发的反抗

如果在你们工作的地方,发生了一件激怒了许多人的大事件,为了能组织有效的行动,为进一步的争端建立集体信心,你们该如何做出反应。对此,本文提供了一些建议。

按章怠工指南

一篇关于”按章怠工”的简短指导——如此严格地执行工作中的规章制度,以至于什么事也完成不了。采取这种劳工行动,可以避免丢掉薪酬。

揭发指南

有时候,仅仅是告诉人们工作中发生的事情的真相,就能给老板施加很大压力。这篇短文包含了关于怎样用报道来改善工作情况的一些信息。

选择性罢工

有时候全面性罢工倒不如快速的随机性停工更为有效。下面是一些关于如何组织这种有选择性、快速罢工的一些建议和信息。