Jimmy Johns Workers Union

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.

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.

Concrete examples of non labour relations board unions: part III - Phinneas Gage

The third part of a series of concrete examples and very brief summaries of organizations that have some component of direct action and a form of collective bargaining that operate outside the labour relations framework.

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.

The parallels between the Sisters’ Camelot & Jimmy John’s anti-union campaigns: Part 2

The second part of a comparison between anti-union efforts at Jimmy Johns and at Sisters Camelot, a nonprofit 'mobile foodshelf', whose canvassers went on strike in Spring 2013.

Wobblies and unfair labor practices

An article by Kevin S about the problems of using Unfair Labor Practice charges in IWW organizing.

Who’s in charge here?

John O’Reilly discusses the ways that organizing campaigns make themselves and others see them as legitimate.

Small time unionism

Kevin S on the contradictions between being a union with more experience with smaller employers and growing to be able to exert power on bigger targets.