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Oregon Canvassers Workers Push for Unionization at Union-Funded Workplace

Seven workers and union activists head toward the office on September 17, just before the morning shift begins, debating how to enter. Should they all parade in together? What if lower management is out front smoking before the shift begins?

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Street Canvassing for Good Causes: The Worst Job in Town?

Outside of coffee shops and bookstores, crowded Whole Foods stores and worker-run co-ops nationwide, you‘re bound to find canvassers asking for donations or signatures in support of a host of causes. They’re often young people shaking the can for high-profile

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Starbucks Workers Union Releases Critical Report on Starbucks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Madden, August 12, 2014 Starbucks Workers Union Releases Critical Report on Starbucks Company Enriches Shareholders While Maintaining Inadequate Working Conditions NEW YORK, NY – The Industrial Workers of the World, Starbucks Workers Union released

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WORKED Discussion Nights

WORKED Discussion Nights are a space for workers* to learn, share and act. Come share struggles and successes, learn from peers and allies, and strategize ways to take action on our dreams of fair and democratic workplaces. 6:30-8:30pm Back Stage

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