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Tag: working class

May General Membership Branch Meeting

This is the monthly meeting of the branch.  It is open to all workers, however, only members may vote. Doors open at 5 and the meeting starts at 6pm. contact the Secretary with questions Secretary@OlympiaIWW.com

The Teacher Strikes, the Janus case, and the path forward for labor.

On February 22nd the teachers of West Virginia went on strike. One of their motto’s was 55 strong. Meaning that all the teachers in all 55 counties in West Virginia are united in their struggle. The teachers in… Read More

International Workers Day

Worker Memorial Day

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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

International Workers’ Day 2018 planning committee meeting

This is a meeting to plan for the upcoming International Workers’ Day on May 1st.  For any questions please contact the Secretary (Secretary@OlympiaIWW.com)

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

May Day 2017 Olympia

Come celebrate International Worker’s Day AKA May Day with the Olympia I.W.W. and others!!  There will be food, friends, music, literature, and fun! This event is for all ages.  Come and have some fun as we celebrate the… 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