IWW Organizing in New York

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KBOO
Air date: 
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
ORGANIZING SINGING SERVERS IN A MANHATTEN DINER

IWW organizer Marianne Lebatt talks with the Old Mole’s Joe Clement about Stardust Family United, the union formed by singer-servers at Ellen's Stardust Diner with the help of the New York branch of the Industrial Workers Of The World. Though they won a big settlement ahead of taking their employer to the National Labor Relations Board last year, Marianne stresses the importance of direct action and solidarity union organizing in getting the workers what they need.

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