Statement of Solidarity from the NRV IWW to the Pulaski Workers on Strike at Volvo

For Immediate Release April 17, 2021 The New River Valley IWW stands in solidarity with UAW Local 2069 workers at the Volvo plant in Pulaski County and welcomes their decision to strike as of 6:00AM April 17, 2021. We stand in solidarity with our fellow workers as they strive to reach an agreement on basic … Continue reading Statement of Solidarity from the NRV IWW to the Pulaski Workers on Strike at Volvo

Update on the Struggle at Warm Hearth Village

Since last year with the Warm Hearth Village Workers Committee picketing Warm Hearth Village over racism on the job, workers have reported a significant victory for the Black workers dealing with their discrimination at work. After WHV bosses served a lifetime ban on supporters of the WHV workers committee for joining their picket and locking … Continue reading Update on the Struggle at Warm Hearth Village

An Open Letter to Community Housing Partners

CHP CEO Janaka Casper To Whom It May Concern, For the last year your multi-million dollar corporation, while presenting itself as a progressive non-profit to help poor people with housing, has been leaning on the New River Tenants Union to subsidize the costs of tenants moving from one CHP rental unit to another. Our organization … Continue reading An Open Letter to Community Housing Partners

5 things you can do besides wasting your time to go vote

Another election cycle, another set of two terrible, evil candidates supported by two evil corporate parties. And yet here we still are as workers without political representation nor a real strategy as to how we build our own independent class power to get our needs met. Many braindead nationalists will respond “wELL wHaT aRe yOu … Continue reading 5 things you can do besides wasting your time to go vote

Pulaski McDonalds Workers Committee Calls for Picket and Boycott of Store Over Retaliation on Workers Supporting BLM

On September 5th McDonalds workers at the Pulaski location on Main Street were retaliated against by company management for wearing Black Lives Matter masks. The workers were sent home and subsequently fired just for wearing masks to show their support for Black Lives while working. The Pulaski McDonalds Workers Committee demands that these fellow workers … Continue reading Pulaski McDonalds Workers Committee Calls for Picket and Boycott of Store Over Retaliation on Workers Supporting BLM

Longs Mobile Home Park Tenants Deliver Petition for Safer Park to New Landlord

Long’s Mobile Home Park Tenants have been getting organized over the last several months to press their new landlord, Franklin Management Company, to repair the neglected infrastructure in their park and make it safe for their families and children. Stay tuned for updates in this campaign as we support these working families to get safe housing. … Continue reading Longs Mobile Home Park Tenants Deliver Petition for Safer Park to New Landlord