Solidarity Infopicket at Fairmont Chateau Laurier

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After working without a collective agreement since Dec 2017, Fairmont Chateau Laurier front desk staff, maintenance, housekeeping, kitchen, servers, all hospitality and customer service have voted 94% in favour of a strike mandate [Source]. On May 4th, IWW-GDC Local 6 joined a co-ordinated info-picket in solidarity with hotel workers and the right to strike. From […]

New members meetup and intro to the GDC

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On April 1st, our new members met up to discuss and learn about the GDC, our local, and the struggles ahead. After the break, new members co-led a values cloud exercise and part of Lukayo’s accountability training. Event agenda Land acknowledgment & anti-colonial commitment CLV Action video Introductions, Pronouns, How we heard about the GDC, […]

It Is Right To Strike!

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A Call for Students to Organize and Win! Friends and Comrades, We are students and campus workers–fellow workers all–who write to you and call for diverse acts of dissent against the Ford Regime. We call for this as we stand, not just against the Ford Government’s cuts, but also for a wider vision of what education in […]

Ottawa community picket in solidarity with postal workers report-back

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On Nov 26th, the federal government passed a “special law” that stripped the right to strike for postal workers. Postal workers had been working without a contract since January and were engaged in rotating strike actions. They now face massive fines should they continue the strike. Solidarity pickets have been served injunctions, and supporters have […]