A meeting with the International Secretary of Workers’ Initiative anarcho- syndicalist trade union from Poland
Friday 15th April, 7pm
84b Whitechapel High St
London E1 7QX
There will be also a screening of “Plyta” movie about the wildcat strikes and workers’ struggle organized by Workers’ Initiative at Cegielski plant in Poznan, Poland.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Workers’ Initiative. Over that time, the union established by the group of anarchist activist in 2001 have taken part in many protests in defence of the workers’ rights and activists persecuted for their stance against neoliberalism in their workplaces. Just as well as this struggles, the current situation of the radical workers’ movement in Poland, prospects of the international cooperation of the union movement and the activities of Women’s Section of the Workers’ Initiative will be discussed.
Workers’ Initiative is a militant union in Poland with a revolutionary libertarian orientation. They grew from a loose network of activists to include a number of active committees in workplaces around the country. The union, which numbers around 500 to 1000 activists, is active in strikes, sit-ins, and other militant activity. Come and hear from their International Secretary, who will be able to speak about the experience of Workers’ Initiative over the past decade, and the class struggle in Poland.
Organised by Polish comrades of Workers’ Initiative living in London.