Author Archives: IWW Bellingham

Movie about IWW at Pickford Cinema, Oct 7 and 16

The Pickford Cinema in Bellingham will show “BISBEE ’17” about the deportation of over 1000 IWW miners from Bisbee Arizona in 1917 during “Doctober”. Heavily armed cops and Phelps-Dodge Corporation gun thugs rounded up union members and community supporters, loaded … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Photos from IWW picket in Seattle, June 15

Yesterday’s picket in front of the Grassroots Campaign Inc offices was impressive. Lots of Wobblies and some friends showed up in Fremont [ a Seattle neighborhood], including 4 from the Whatcom-Skagit IWW branch. We marched around on the narrow sidewalk, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IWW picket line in Seattle

IWW members recently won a union election at the Seattle field office of Grassroots Campaigns Inc. The local management agreed to negotiate but corporate [in Boston] gave the word to bust the union. So much for ‘progressive’ liberal businesses. [That’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

June 17: IWW meeting in Bellingham

Monthly general meeting of Whatcom-Skagit IWW is Sunday June 17. All workers are welcome. An informal social begins at 5:30 [meet us, ask questions, pay dues]. The business meeting call to order is at 6:30. The meeting is not thrilling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

International Workers Day in Bellingham

All are invited to celebrate May Day on Tuesday, May 1. This is the International Labor Day. Bring food and stories to share. No alcohol, please. Kids welcome.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Intro to the IWW

Public presentation: WHAT IS THE IWW AND SHOULD YOU JOIN? Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Bellingham’s Alternative Library. 519 W. Maple 6-8 PM Free IWW members will explain what our union is all about, and help you decide if membership … Continue reading

Posted in revolutionary union, Wobblies | Leave a comment

CWA Union STRIKES in Whatcom, Skagit Counties

PICKET LINE!!! Support STRIKING AT&T Workers in Bellingham. Stand With Communications Workers of America (CWA) Saturday and Sunday! [Thanks for the notice, Janet McK!] Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, from 9 am to 7 pm during store hours: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IWW’s Rebel Worker Movie Night!

“20 FEET FROM STARDOM” Tuesday, May 9, 7PM Alternative Library, 519 E. Maple $5 requested, but all welcome. Proceeds benefit IWW Organizing Fund and the Library. The film is a documentary about the lives of the mostly black women who … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Picket in support of PeaceHealth Lab Workers. Friday Apr 14, 9-10:30 AM

VERY IMPORTANT picket at corner of Ellis and Squalicum [near St. Joe’s entrance] 9-10:30 AM Sorry for last minute, folks, we just found out. Lab workers union is meeting with PeaceHealth admin Friday AM over the plan to sell the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PICKETS in support of Peace Health lab workers and their union

IWW encourages you to help put public pressure on Peace Health to keep their labs open and not sell them to a California company with a terrible labor record. Join Peace Health workers and community members as we tell PeaceHealth … Continue reading

Posted in Marches and Rallies, Worker solidarity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment