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Tag: Olympia

Displacement in the name of safety

After a long pause in enforcement against camping, the City of Olympia is resuming the practice of sweeping encampments on public property, particularly those which are most visible and near downtown. The city originally halted its practice of… Read More

PCS cancels contract. OlySol Wins!

Pacific Coast Security (PCS) has canceled its contracts with the downtown businesses that were being organized through the Olympia Downtown Association (ODA). As we reported in a previous issue, PCS was operating what they inappropriately called “safety teams”,… Read More

Official Tent Cities Come to Olympia

In mid July, the Olympia City Council declared a state of emergency regarding the recent growth of the houseless population in the city, or rather, the growing visibility of houseless people. There are indeed more houseless people in… Read More

Olympia, Wa – September 22nd & 23rd: IWW Organizer Training 101 “Building The Committee”

Education. Emancipation. Organization. Interested in organizing your workplace? Interested in worker’s rights? Interested in a better world? Come to the Organizer Training 101 hosted by the Olympia IWW, and learn the basic skills for creating better working conditions…. Read More

Summer Labor Concert in the Park!

Join on us on Saturday July 28th at 6pm in Sylvester Park for a day of music, fun, and food! A 10$ donation is appreciated but none will be turned away!  Please see this for more info on… Read More

Tacoma Wobblys charter a new Branch!

We wish to congratulate our fellow workers in Tacoma upon the chartering of their new General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World.  This is the first step in a long march towards a better world!

Culinary workers are getting organized!

The Olympia Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World calls on you to join the Union! Only together can we fight for better pay, shorter hours, and a better world! It is we, the workers, who do… Read More

Interview with Ballentine Palubinsky

DB: How old are you Ballentine? BP: 36 DB: Where did you grow up? BP: I grew up in Las Vegas Nevada, I have been in Olympia for about 4 years now. DB: What was your first job?… Read More

A Worker’s Independence Day

[Note: this was originally published in The Line on July 1st, 2018.] We the Industrial Workers of the World fight for a better tomorrow. We believe “It is the historic mission of the working class to do away… Read More

General Membership Branch Meeting

This is the monthly meeting of the Olympia General Membership Branch meeting. It is open to all workers, however, only members may vote. The Doors open at 5pm and the meeting starts at 6pm. For more info contact… Read More