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.

Sitdown strike or occupation guide

Sitting down prevents replacement scab labour

A guide to taking sit-down strike action or occupations, in which by suddenly refusing to work gains can be won rapidly.

Making the most of spontaneous rebellions at work

Advice on how to react when a big issue immediately angers a large number of people at your workplace, in order to try to organise effective action and build collective confidence for further disputes.

Guide to taking strike action

Direct action gets the goods! No workers? No profits

Tips and advice on how to effectively organise and carry out strike action at your workplace.