strikes

Barbados teachers wildcat strike against pay docking

Photo by Gregory Waldron from nationnews.com

Teachers at the Alexandra School in Barbados launched a wildcat strike after bosses attempted to deduct a day's pay for their attendance at a union event.

Documents on cleaners' strikes in Paris and Milan, 2002

Fire fighters in Britain on strike interview summary, 2002

Tram drivers' strike in Prague, 2003

Casual workers strike in the schools of Marseilles, 2003

Sabotage in the workplace

Sabotage is the generic term for a whole host of tricks, deviltry, and assorted nastiness that can remind the boss how much he needs his workers (and how little the workers need them). Here are some examples

Dual power at work

Ignore the boss - and do it yourself!

The best way to get something done is simply organise and do it ourselves. At work this can take the form of dual power strategies - workers making changes to their work environment without seeking management approval.

Good work strike

Good work strikes - hurting the boss, helping the public

Advice and tips on taking good work strikes. Good work strikes involve doing your job to help customers, not bosses and can involve distributing goods or services without demanding payment, and more.

Guide to sick-outs

Feeling under the weather? Might have to take the day off!

Rather than call a conventional strike, the sick-in is a good way to strike without striking. Sick-ins involve organising workers to call in sick simultaneously.

Selective strikes

Rather than an all-out strike, rapid random stoppages can be highly effective. Here is some information about organising such selective, or lightning, strikes.