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IASWI strongly condemns Ali Nejati’s arrest and beating- All Haft Tapeh arrestees must be immediately released!

According to the telegram channel of Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Workers’ Syndicate Ali Nejati’s house was raided early this morning, Thursday 29 November, 2018. Security forces stormed the house without any legal warrants, and arrested Mr. Nejati, his son, Payman Nejati,…

Urgent Call: Esmail Bakhshi has been reportedly beaten and tortured

Urgent Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Mr. Esmail Bakhshi, Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Workers Representative. Esmail Bakhshi has been reportedly beaten and tortured According to reports that IASWI has received and also reported on telegram channels of Haft Tapeh…

Seattle IWW Local 650 Day of Action Round Up Against Grassroots Campaign

Submitted on Wed, 08/22/2018 – 7:00pm By Seattle IWW – It’s Going Down, August 13, 2018 Report back on recent day of action in solidarity with Seattle IWW local 650 who are fighting against an illegal lockout by Grassroots Campaigns….

IWW Canvassers On Strike, Nationwide Actions in Support

Submitted on Wed, 08/01/2018 – 7:43pm By Seattle IWW – It’s Going Down, July 31, 2018 Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. (GCI) is a nationwide, for-profit canvassing contractor which fundraises for progressive nonprofits. GCI canvassers can be seen on countless street corners…

Dispatch from the Picket Line: IWW Fights Lockouts in Seattle

Submitted on Thu, 07/26/2018 – 8:18pm 1bY5%M1n054k Seattle IWW – It’s Going Down, July 25, 2018 The union drive at Grassroots Campaigns Incorporated (GCI) has been nothing short of profound. Throughout months of organizing we built an unparalleled culture of…

Burgerville Workers Fight and Win Co-Worker’s Job Back

Submitted on Tue, 07/17/2018 – 6:29pm By Burgerville Workers Union – It’s Going Down, July 12, 2018 Report from the Burgerville Workers Union of the IWW who recently fought and won the rehiring of a co-worker. Meet Brookelynn, a longtime…

Fundraiser to Support Members of IU650

Submitted on Tue, 07/17/2018 – 6:16pm We’ve received an incredible outpouring of solidarity during and since the end of out lockout. While we may be able to win back the lost two weeks of wages through court battles down the…