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Burgerville Workers Union Wins NLRB Election!

The workers at the 92nd and Powell Burgerville won their election yesterday!  We express our solidarity! Join us on May 1st for International Workers’ Day where we will have a worker from the Burgerville Workers’ Union speaking about… Read More

History of International Workers’ Day

On May 4th, 1886, one hundred and thirty-two years ago, the event took place in Haymarket Square in Chicago that started what is called the Haymarket affair and ultimately lead to the creation of International Workers Day. The… Read More

West Virginia: Extend the Strike, Build Long Term Power

The statewide strike of teachers in West Virginia that started on February 22nd is a model for teachers and other working-class people across the US of how we can struggle together for what we need. It is a… Read More

Why Join the Industrial Workers of the World?

It does not take long to figure out that workers and their employers do not have the same interests. Workers want shorter hours, higher pay, and better benefits. We want our work to be less boring, less dangerous,… Read More

Canvassers Give Grassroots Campaigns A Surprise Valentine’s Day Present – A Union

With Trump’s election, many organizations without internal fundraisers frequently turn to canvassing organizations such as Grassroots Campaigns Incorporated, which sends politically savvy workers all over the city of Seattle to alert people to important causes and issues that… Read More

In November We Remember

On November 11th wobblies gathered in Centralia to remember those who fell 98 years ago defending the Union.  On the same date in 1919 the IWW union hall in Centralia was attacked during an armistice day parade (which is… Read More

Olympia I.W.W. Orientation! | Sat. 5/6 3pm | Olympia Center

Hey Fellow Workers! Are you interested in joining the Industrial Workers of the World? But not sure how to get involved.  Or maybe you want to learn more about it.  Interested in learning more about your rights as… Read More

Regional Organizing Assembly

Hi Fellow Workers, The Olympia General Membership Branch will be hosting a Regional Organizing Assembly the weekend of May 2­7th. This assembly will bring together organizers from all over our region for a weekend of networking, strategizing, skills… Read More

Statement of Solidarity with Standing Rock

The International Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World stands in solidarity with the resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline.  We call on the labor movement and working class to take a stand against enviromental racism and… Read More