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Pennsylvania: McDonald’s Guest Workers Stage Surprise Strike

Article about the conditions and resistance of guest workers in the United States.

Wages so low you'll freak - Mike Pudd'nhead

A book by Mike Pudd'nhead about his experience working at Jimmy Johns in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and attempting to organize a union with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 2007-2011.

Hamburgers vs value - Kämpa Tillsammans

Article by 'Marcel' of Swedish communist group 'Kämpa Tillsammans', examining the relationship between informal workplace activity in a hamburger restaurant, and the broader communist movement, with a section at the end co-authored by Marcel and Gillés Dauve.

Deliveroo drivers on wildcat strike

Workers for the takeaway delivery firm are taking wildcat strike action over proposed changes to their contracts, pay and conditions.

Review: Wages so low you'll freak - Craven Rock

A review by Craven Rock of Wages so low you'll freak, an account of an Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) campaign at a Jimmy Johns franchise in Minneapolis.

The Detroit Woolworth's sitdown strike, 1937 - Marc Norton

Detroit Woolworth's sitdown strikers

A short history of the sit-in strike of women workers at Woolworth's in Detroit, which shook the nation and helped galvanise a militant working class movement which won big gains in pay and conditions.

The toughest skin - Liberté Locke

A great, short article by Liberté Locke demonstrating the differing experiences one can have at work, based on issues of identity.

Jimmy John's Workers Picket in Baltimore

On October 19th, members of the IWW Jimmy John's Workers Union picketed their workplace to demand the rehiring of a worker who was targeted for his union membership.

Baltimore Jimmy John’s workers stop work, march on boss

On August 22nd, Jimmy John’s workers in Baltimore engaged in a short work stoppage and marched on the boss to demand the right to organize without retaliation.

Baltimore Jimmy John's workers announce IWW membership, present demands to management

A Jimmy John's Workers Union-IWW campaign has gone public in Baltimore, Maryland.