Sabotage - Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

An important historical text, published by the Industrial Workers of the World union outlining the nature and potential benefits of industrial sabotage.

Anatomy of an industrial struggle: Chrysler factory at Tonsley Park in Adelaide 1976-1978

A worker at the Tonsley Park Chrysler plant

An account of two years of struggle at an Australian Chrysler plant by one of the workers, including a detailed look at the role of the union.

Direct action against unpaid wages on a demolition site

Demolition worker Anthony's account of labouring in the New England winter, and taking direct action when his wages were not paid.

Employee thieving at a discount chain store

Kmart worker Karl recounts his employment in the late 70s and early 80s, with his and his co-workers' unofficial way of supplementing their wages.

Employee sabotage in a copy shop

Alan, a shop clerk's account of unofficial wage enhancement in a Minneapolis photocopy outfit.

Resisting work in harvest time

Tad, a combine driver, recounts sabotaging machines in order to get a break from work on Texas farms.

A bike messengers minor rebellion

Kenny, a bicycle courier, recalls taking direct action to get management to abandon a new work practice.

Account of a well-prepared wildcat strike

Nick, an assembly line worker, recounts sabotage and a walkout at his factory when the workers' contract expired.

Shirking 9 to 5: diary of a reluctant temp

An agency worker recalls several years' temping in London, trying to help his co-workers and do as little work as possible.

Factory workers trash plant over closure

Continental workers burn their produce

Workers at a Continental tyre factory in France destroyed two buildings after learning that legal attempts to block the closure of their plant failed.