Focus Topics : Care | Logistics | Collective Counselling

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Failing to plan is planning to fail.

In May 2018 we had our first strategy conference in Hamburg. strategy conference to make a plan for the future und focus on topics and strategies. That, of course, doesen’t mean we will only work on that.

We really appreciat new fellow workers at any time! If you’re working in these industry or because of different reasons you want to help making the conditions better we warmly welcome you! Even if we’re like to network with other comrades currently you have to be a member to join of the following committees.

Our three focus topics

(1) Care-Work Care-Work is a term for all labor that has focus on caring about other people. Such as: nursing, geriatic nursing, child care, social work, counselling.

-> You work in this industry and/or want to help creating better conditions?
Contact our coordination of the care committee. care@wobblies.org

(2) Logistics There has been a big “revolution” in how corporations distribute goods around the world. Some of the big corporations the benefit from that are Amazon, DHL, railway companies, airlines and shipping companies.

-> You work in this industry and/or want to help creating better conditions?
Contact our coordination of the logistics committee. logistik@wobblies.org

(3) Collective counselling For us, collectic counselling means all self organization efforts that use helping each other in our day-to-day lives. Such as solidarity networks, right to the city alliances, unemployment-self-organizations or refugee initiatives.

-> You work in this industry and/or want to help creating better conditions?
Contact our coordination of the collective counselling committee. kollektive_beratung@wobblies.org

Why did we sort the industries like that?

In the IWW every worker is in the same union. The different forms of the division of labor we call “industries”. And they are all related. Get to know more about organizing industrially.

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What is organizing?

We call the systematic building of solidarty together with our colleagues “organizing”. If you will, you could say it they are combined methods of self-organization. What we mean by that we’ll tell you here.

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How to organize your workplace

Without strong relations you’re on your own and a better target for the bosses. That’s why we can only change things together. That is easier said than done. We give you some advice for your daily work and the people you can reach if needed.

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