A look at the exchange between Stan Weir and Sam Friedman on workplace organisation. The following article, which has been slightly edited for publication, was written in 1997 as a comment on an exchange in the US publication Against the Current dating to 1981/82. This article has been archived on libcom.org from the Red and Black Notes website.
In the summer of 2011 Canadian government legislation ordered Canadian postal workers back to work after an intense Canada-wide strike. The struggle continues after the end of the official strike, and, as this article shows, the struggle started before the official strike began. The militancy and creativity of the Canadian postal workers offer lessons well beyond their industry.
An account of the change in attitude a workplace militant had when he was on the shopfloor VS while holding elected office and what real leadership means.
Accounts of wildcats and struggles at Canada Post in 2007-2008.