Briarpatch Article Featuring IWW Members Spotlights Canada’s sole Sex Workers Union

IWW members were recently featured in a Briarpatch article focusing on the Sex Workers Industrial Movement, Canada’s sole sex workers union.

“What if sex workers had institutional representation that could fight for better working conditions? Like a support network, but with the means to organize around workplace grievances in ways that sex workers’ rights groups can’t?”

Read the article here.


The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is a labor union representing nearly 9,000 workers across North America. Established in 1905, the IWW is known for its high standards of democracy, transparency, multinationalism, and active use of the right to strike.