Industrial Workers of the World love

Industrial Workers of the World

Definitions

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  • n. a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I

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Examples

  • An Industrial Workers of the World delegation has just returned from Haiti where we spent twelve days meeting with representatives of the Confederation des Travailleurs Haïtiens (Haitian Confederation of Workers) and other worker and peasant movements ....

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: IWW Delegation Returns from Haiti

  • First printed by the Industrial Workers of the World in 1908.

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2008 – April – 20

  • The Industrial Workers of the World was formed under the leadership of socialists like Eugene V. Debs and radical industrial unionists like William D. (“Big Bill”) Haywood (1869–1928), head of the Western Federation of Miners.

    1905

  • "Our belief is that if you work, if you sweat and deliver a service, you're entitled to have your legal rights protected, and that includes payment for your work," said Daniel Gross, executive director of Brandworkers International, a not-for-profit organization that advocates workers 'rights and has taken up the cause along with the Industrial Workers of the World union.

    Industrial Workers of the World - One Big Union!

  • The Industrial Workers of the World sought to represent 200 workers at 10 sandwich shops in the Minneapolis area, but lost by a close margin.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • In 1905, the Industrial Workers of the World formed from several independent labor unions.

    vBulletin Community Forum

  • Omar Ramirez spoke about his research on the history of Chican@ anarchism, which added greatly to the discussion by connecting what we were doing there that day to struggles dating back to the Flores-Magón brothers 'pre-Mexican Revolutionary anarcho-syndicalist organizing with the Partido Liberal Mexicano and the Industrial Workers of the World in Los Angeles.

    LA IMC

  • The settlement stemmed from a complaint filed in July by Minneapolis barista Erik Forman who claimed he was fired for encouraging workers to join the Industrial Workers of the World union.

    IBTimes.com RSS Feed - Politics & Policy

  • B.C. residents may be less familiar with Check Your Head, Food Not Bombs, Industrial Workers of the World, the Freedom Socialist Party, the Progressive Nepali Forum in Americas,

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