Workers Initiative

Industrial Worker #1707(July-August 2008)

The July-August 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker #1695 (May 2007)

The May 2007 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker #1693 (March 2007)

The March 2007 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker #1691 (January 2007)

The January 2007 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker #1703 (March 2008)

Industrial Worker #1703 (March 2008)

The March 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker #1702 (December 2007/January 2008)

The December 2007/January 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Migrant workers: Between Polish and English nationalism - Thoughts after the Markfield Park attack, June 2014

The struggle against nationalism is - now more than ever - linked to the struggle against exploitation, argues this analysis looking at Poland and Polish migration to the UK.

"We are no machines": workers' struggle in a Chinese electronics factory in Poland

An overview of a strike by the syndicalist union Workers Initiative, at a contract manufacturing plant in Poland that produces components for the Korean electronics multinational, LG.

Strike and lockout at Chung Hong Electronics in Poland

In the past few months, a struggle of dozens of workers has taken place at the Chinese Chung Hong Electronics factory, a supplier of LG in a Polish Special Economic Zone in Kobierzyce near Wroclaw. Workers entered the collective labor dispute with a series of demands: a wage increase, the restoration of the social fund, the reduction of the annual overtime limit, the restoration of free transport for workers etc.

Women workers fight back against austerity in Poland

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In 2012, Poland and Ukraine are going to host Euro2012, the European Football Championship. For that reason hundreds of millions of euro from the national and local budgets have been spent on subsidizing infrastructural projects like football stadiums and highways. According to financial experts, these expenditures will never be reimbursed, and many city budgets are already on the verge of bankruptcy.