Monthly Archives: March 2017

Beating back victimisation at Leeds Deliveroo: two sacked workers and 100 hours reinstated

In a quick update from the Leeds Deliveroo struggle, the local IWW branch have pointed out how much they’ve won back in their fight against the victimisation of the Leeds 7: “– 2 Reinstated contracts – Over 100 weekly hours … Continue reading

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Support for the Allegheny County Jail strike

On 18th March, about 80 prisoners at Allegheny County Jail launched a 24-hour strike, with the following demands: 1. Permit the [Allegheny County] Justice Project to have immediate access to the ACJ as volunteer interns, with designated areas within the … Continue reading

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US prisoner news: help Jalil Muntaqim and Robert Seth Hayes

A quick reminder about Jalil Muntaqim and Robert Seth Hayes, two prisoners who are still imprisoned as a result of the conflict between the Black Liberation Army and the US state in the early 1970s: Robert Seth Hayes is still … Continue reading

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Call for action against overcrowding in Southwark, and reports from pickets, bike rides, and antifascist success stories

Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth are calling for people to help them pressure the council into rehousing 5 families living in seriously overcrowded accommodation:   “5 HASL families who are statutorily overcrowded have faced huge delays and refusals by Southwark … Continue reading

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Solidarity wildcat on Merseyrail, Deliveroo update, and upcoming events

In case you missed it, the huge railway strike yesterday saw a great bit of solidarity on Merseyrail, as drivers affiliated to ASLEF – who weren’t officially striking – refused to cross the picket lines of their coworkers who were. … Continue reading

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New flyer and template letter for Leeds Deliveroo struggle

A new flyer’s been designed publicising the ongoing campaign against the victimisation of IWW members working at Deliveroo in Leeds: The Morning Star and Open Democracy both have new articles up on the ongoing issues at Deliveroo, and the mass … Continue reading

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Leeds Deliveroo update: Vice interview, concessions on breaks and communication, the fight for reinstatement goes on

A quick update on what’s been happening in the Leeds Deliveroo dispute: 1) The company’s officially written to riders in response to concerns they raised, and the local IWW branch has replied. As the union put it: “Last week several … Continue reading

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