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NLRB Rules Union Canvasser Fired Illegally By Sisters’ Camelot,Orders Back Pay, Reinstatement

This past Friday, September 25, the National Labor Relations Board issued a new ruling regarding the struggle between the IWW Sisters’ Camelot Canvass Union and their former bosses at Sisters’ Camelot. This new ruling reverses the 2013 ruling by an administrative law judge which stated the workers at Sisters’ Camelot were not protected under the … Continue reading

Short Update FAQ on the Sisters Camelot Struggle

Short Update FAQ on the Sisters Camelot Struggle: The Sisters Camelot Canvass Union (SCCU) of the IWW has released many statements and documents explaining their position on the conflict between the union and their managers, the Sisters Camelot Collective. We encourage anyone interested in learning actual details to read these statements and documents at http://canvassunion.org/Continue reading

Scabs at Your Door

Members of the Sisters’ Camelot Canvass Union (SCCU) have been informed by people in the Seward and Powderhorn neighborhoods of Minneapolis that scab canvassers from Sisters’ Camelot are soliciting donations at their doors. Please do not believe the lies of these scabs, and please do not give them any of your money. Regardless of what they say, … Continue reading

Dance Party Fundraiser!

On March 1, 2013 the IWW Sisters’ Camelot Canvass Union went on strike to stand up to bosses who refused to negotiate with the worker’s union. The IWW SCCU is still on strike & many of them moved forward to create the greatest worker-run nonprofit in the universe: North Country Food Alliance. On the one-year … Continue reading

Administrative Law Judge’s Decision

The IWW Sisters’ Camelot Canvass Union went before an administrative law judge on June 6 and 7 to uphold the NLRB’s finding of unfair labor practice, and to uphold the decision that the firing of the striking canvasser was retaliatory and illegal. The judge found that: Respondent [Sisters’ Camelot] has essentially conceded that Christopher Allison’s … Continue reading

Sisters’ Camelot Canvassers Form New Non-Profit, Remain on Strike

MINNEAPOLIS—Canvass workers from the non-profit mobile food shelf Sisters’ Camelot have formed a foodsharing organization of their own, the North Country Food Alliance. The canvassers went public to their bosses, the Sisters’ Camelot managing collective, as a union affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) at the end of February. On March 1st, … Continue reading