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(en) US, Portland, Oregon, I.W.W. Retail Workers Unite! Regular meetings of retail and general distribution workers in Portland, OR

From Worker <a-infos-en@ainfos.ca>
Date Sun, 1 Jun 2003 16:47:07 +0200 (CEST)

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We are pleased to announce the formation of an Industrial
Organizing Committee of retail and general distribution workers,
with the Industrial Workers of the World, Portland, Oregon. We are
representatives from several retail environments, working together
to develop industry standards that we feel all owners of retail
should adhere to when dealing with labor. These include, but are
not limited to: developing a living wage campaign for all retail
workers, securing affordable and progressive health coverage, and
developing a democratic process in each of our workplaces to give
greater voice and representation to 'floor' employees as well.
We encourage all retail and distribution workers to get in contact
with our Committee to find out what they can do to build this
strategy. The I.W.W. is a volunteer, directly-democratic union;
essentially, workers helping to organize workers. Your input and
energy are not only needed, they are vital in creating the voice for
retail workers throughout the Portland area that we are trying to
Please get in contact with IU 660 today!

phone: phone: (503) 231-5488
address: address: 616 E. Burnside Portland, OR 97214

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