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Tomorrow, Insomnia Workers Speak: IWW Hosts Panel 7:30pm, Boston

A spontaneous strike at Insomnia Cookies has sparked a militant union drive by the Industrial Workers of the World. The IWW has compelled Insomnia to award thousands of dollars in back pay to workers fired for going on strike, and … Continue reading

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IWW Organizer Tasia Edmonds reinstated!

On Sunday, March 9, just six days after a settlement between Insomnia Cookies and four workers who went on strike last August, the company suspended bicycle delivery “driver” and union organizer Tasia Edmonds. Quick action by the Industrial Workers of the … Continue reading

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Video from 3/14/14 Picket at Insomnia Cookies After Tasia Edmonds Was Suspended On 3/9/14 Insomnia Cookies suspended IWW Organizer Tasia Edmonds without pay for a month, in retaliation for her union activity. This video documents the 3/14/14 picket that the … Continue reading

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IWW’s & Allies PIcket for Suspended Wobbly Organizer Tasia Edmonds, at Insomnia Cookies on Comm Ave

On March 14, IWW members and allies held a spirited picket for union organizer Tasia Edmonds, suspended without pay for a month in retaliation for her union activity by Insomnia Cookies. The IWW enjoyed the support of members of Resist … Continue reading

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FRIDAY 3/14, 7 PM, EMERGENCY PICKET, PLUS PHONE & EMAIL ZAP! DEFEND IWW ORGANIZER TASIA EDMONDS!

Insomnia Cookies has suspended IWW Organizer Tasia Edmonds w/o pay for a month, falsely claiming she was “unprofessional” and neglecting to serve her any formal written notice. You’re invited to take action against union-busting by the boutique cookie business. Join … Continue reading

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INSOMNIA STRIKERS WIN BACK PAY, COMPANY MUST POST NOTICE, AGREE NOT TO RETALIATE FOR UNION ACTIVITY!

“…Something told me to stand up for what I believe in. To me, this victory was worth every bit of the struggle.” – Jonathan Peña, IWW member and Insomnia Cookies Striker. Four workers at Insomnia Cookies’ Cambridge store went on strike … Continue reading

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IWW Organizer Training!

The Boston IWW will hold an Organizer Training, Saturday March 8, starting at 11 am. at Encuentro 5, 9 Hamilton Place, Suite 2A, Boston, steps from the Park St. MBTA Stop and 2 blocks from Downtown Crossing. This event is … Continue reading

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New documents prove U.S. Army actively targeted IWW, other activists

New documents prove U.S. Army actively targeted IWW, other activists http://www.iww.org/content/new-documents-prove-us-army-actively-targeted-iww-other-activists By Scott Kaufman, The Raw Story New records obtained by the Defending Dissent Foundation prove that the United States Army used a multi-agency spy network to gather intelligence on … Continue reading

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Solidarity statement from The General Defense Committee to FW Jason Freedman

We, the General Defense Committee of the Industrial Workers of the World both issue a declaration of solidarity with Fellow Worker Jason Freedman, as well as statement of condemnation of the Cambridge Police Department and the management and owners of … Continue reading

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Leaked Pennsylvania JTTF Presentation Profiles Earth First!

Leaked Pennsylvania JTTF Presentation Profiles Earth First! by Sasha Reid Ross / Earth First! Newswire In a presentation recently leaked to the public, the FBI, PA State Police and Joint Terrorism Task Force profile Marcellus Shale Earth First!, Shadbush Environmental … Continue reading

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