• #StagehandView: Call for Help from Local 917

    by  • March 8, 2014

    This post has been corrected. The original contained factual errors. I apologize. In my haste to move at the pace of unfolding events I failed to figure out some rather important details about the major players. Again, I apologize. March 8, 2014 9:17 a.m. I recently and belatedly joined the You Know You’re a...

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    #StagehandView: The Hope of Chattanooga

    by  • February 24, 2014

    So the representation election at VW didn’t go as I’d hoped. Oh well, live to fight another day and all that other crap we tell ourselves when we lose. It sucks, sure. But maybe the U.S. labor movement isn’t as agonal as some are intimating. I’m a week behind, but I just read Steven...

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    #StagehandView: Makes Me Want to Buy a Volkswagon

    by  • February 11, 2014

        This article was tweeted to me a couple of days ago from the UAW. It was published Tuesday, February 11th, 2014, in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. It’s a worker’s take on why he’ll be voting yes in what could be one of the most significant union elections in recent U.S. history....

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    2014 Officer Nominations!

    by  • January 21, 2014

    It’s that time (again)! Nominations happened at the meeting on January 20th. Here’s the line up: E-board For President: Rachel Magee For Vice-President: Todd Drga Bon Davis For Business Agent: Lupe Perez Nikki Combs Keith Harris Charlie King For Secretary Treasurer: Rita Kelso Erica Richie For Recording Secretary: Michelle Ferrier For Seargant at Arms:...

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    #StagehandView: White Privilege and Cannibal Capitalism

    by  • January 13, 2014

    This week was supposed to be all about parliamentary etiquette. But you’re in luck because I had an exchange on Facebook the other day which I’m going to write about instead. It started when I posted an essay someone shared on the timeline of a friend. I recommend reading the article. It’s concise and...

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