At its root, an organizing committee is a group of workers who come together to change their workplace; OCs may form on an ad hoc basis or to address specific workplace issues, like health and safety concerns.megan
Megan has worked in the labor movement for 10+ years, as an active member and staff organizer.
Petitions are a powerful tool that can both move a target by demonstrating popular support and are also used internally to assess support for a specific action or campaign.
Though the unpredictable nature of people and politics means that strategies and plans change rapidly, there are some standard tools in every organizer’s kit.
As social media has become all but ubiquitous, workers and
Don’t jump right to an election! Take the time to build support and a strong unit that can and will prevail in the end.