Hold your horses buckaroo!
Training 101 is pretty rad, but the teachers experience will make or break it.
When we would organize, we'd start with an analysis about the business. It's history, profit margin, market, size of its labor force, type of labor skilled/unskilled, precarious/stable etc. Is this a fight you can even win? A good thing about the iww, is that if you have an active branch, you can "salt" into a fight already underway. Thats a lot easier than starting something new, especially if you're new and motivated.
How long have you worked there? Back when I was a wobblie we had a three month rule of thumb. You need to be respected by your fellow workers before all else. Are you? Are you friends with everyone, or at least on good terms with everyone(almost)? You need to get on positive terms with the people. If your not seen as a hard worker, and/or you just started, and you agit-prop it's not going to carry any weight. It's not a good look and It's something we always cautioned against.
Before you do anything, you want to do social mapping. you want to figure out as much as you can about the work force. Is someone married, do they have kids, are they up to their ass in debt, what are their relations to other coworkers, are they prejudiced, Are they friends with management, related/married to management(that is really important, if someone's management cucked in any way, find out early).
I'm super talkative, so for me it's just building bridges with other people. Opportunities present themselves to raise political issues, and the tact of it all was in figuring out where the other person was.coming from and what they were concerned by. But that's how you start agitating, you don't want to overdo it, and you can't force the issue subjectively, there has to be objective conditions.
Here's an easy point, if youre on good terms with someone, and you can tell theyre not management cucked, and the bosses fucked up and did some bullshit, call it out, especially if they were affected by it but as an example, "man, that was bullshit, they kept me late an extra hour when I needed to go and get a hand job after work, they ever pull that shit on you?"
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