supermarkets

Greece: Karypidis supermarket worker commits suicide after 18 months without pay

The Thessaloniki Libertarian Initiative writes about the suicide of a worker in supermarket chain Karypidis, after 18 months in which the firm simply didn’t pay its staff salaries. A few days ago the initiative carried out a protest action outside one of the company’s supermarkets in Thessaloniki (above). This rally was the only collective reaction following the suicide-murder of the worker.

We will not become accustomed to death.… Continue reading

View from the floor: A supermarket worker on organising and retaking stolen life

In this piece from the shop floor, a supermarket worker talks about their initial feeling of isolation and slow making of links with others on the back of small acts of rebellion — and the spectacular disruption that can be carried out by the bottom rungs.

Supermarket work is fucking disempowering and alienating. You’re under constant surveillance (security let you know that they’re there just as much for you as… Continue reading