12:00am

Thu November 8, 2012
Non-union organizing

Today on Your Call: How do you organize without a union?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about effective organizing tactics for non-union workers.    Internal Walmart documents show that the company fears employee uprisings. They have no collective bargaining power. Are their tactics working?  What can we learn from their actions and those of other non-unionized workforces?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.  Have you organized on the workplace without being in a union? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Josh Eidelson, covers labor issues for Salon and In These Times

Pam Davis, Walmart worker and a leader in OUR Walmart

Kimi Lee, national coordinator with the United Workers' Congress

 

Resources:

OUR Walmart

United Workers' Congress

National Domestic Workers Alliance: CA Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Josh Eidelson website

International Supermarket News:  Richmond Walmart Workers Demonstrate Sit-In inside Store, Then Walk Off the Job

The Majority Report: Josh Eidelson: Walmart Strikers Eye Black Friday

 

For organizing educators:

Coalition on Contingent Academic Labor

 For organizing daycare workers:SEIU and AFSCME   Bay Area Community Briefing with OUR Walmart Workers

Stand with Walmart retail workers who are committing to reclaim Black Friday—the busiest shopping day of the year—for workers and customers in our communities.  Following on the heels of the first-ever strikes by Walmart workers across the country, Bay Area Walmart workers are asking for our solidarity and support.

Come to this community briefing to hear from local OUR Walmart members, get an update on the campaign.

When:            Saturday, November 10, 2012

Time:             10 - 12 

Where:           California Nurses Association Office – 2000 Franklin St. – conference room (close to 19th street BART)

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