Archive for the life on the job Category

The Committee in Action

Posted in life on the job, Our writings with tags , on January 31, 2012 by recompositionblog

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Credit crunched – working in financial services during the 2008-2009 crash

Posted in For discussion, life on the job on January 16, 2012 by recompositionblog

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Holding the line: informal pace setting in the workplace

Posted in life on the job, Our writings on December 20, 2011 by recompositionblog

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Diary of an anarchist hospitality worker

Posted in For discussion, life on the job on December 14, 2011 by recompositionblog

Dishes

This story about life on the job comes from a comrade in New Zealand, a member of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement. Continue reading

On Contracts and Agreements

Posted in For discussion, life on the job, Our writings with tags , on December 6, 2011 by recompositionblog

In this post we print an article by Phinneas Gage and an article first printed in 1920 in a newspaper called The Forge. Both articles deal with collective bargaining agreements. Continue reading

The Shoe Nazi

Posted in For discussion, life on the job on November 7, 2011 by recompositionblog

This is a story about race, class, and poverty, from a friend who writes a blog anonymously as Invisible Man. We’ve run his writing before and are excited to do so again. Continue reading

caring: a labor of stolen time

Posted in For discussion, life on the job on October 4, 2011 by recompositionblog

Our friend Jennifer Ng wrote this about her job and her organizing at a nursing home. It deals with a lot of issues about the commodification of life and of death under capitalism as well as issues of race on the job, and the specifics of caring work. Continue reading

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