Staff at the Ivy House pub strike against sackings, and more information confirmed for Fast Food Shutdown

On Wednesday 26th October, four workers at the Ivy House pub in Nunhead, Peckham, were sacked without notice. Their coworkers have now walked out in a wildcat strike demanding reinstatement of the sacked workers, an end to the zero hours contracts that make sackings so easy, and recognition of the BFAWU union. You can donate to their strike fund, and keep up with them on facebook or twitter. And, of course, if you’re in the area, you can join them on the picket lines.

Meanwhile, more information is being confirmed about the upcoming Fast Food Shutdown on October 4th – the IWW Couriers Network have published an article about the planned action, and Notes from Below also have a new piece up. Both are worth reading, but here’s the calls for action that are confirmed so far:

The IWW Couriers Network is organising strike action in the following cities:

There will also be Solidarity Actions held by IWW Branches in the following towns / cities:

  • Bradford – tbc
  • Birmingham – 5pm, McDonalds, 4 Cherry Street Birmingham B2 5AL
  • Manchester – 5pm, McDonalds, Piccadilly Gardens
  • Sheffield – tbc
  • Swansea – tbc
  • Aberystwyth – tbc
  • Wrexham – 2pm, McDonalds, Regent Street

About nothingiseverlost

"The impulse to fight against work and management is immediately collective. As we fight against the conditions of our own lives, we see that other people are doing the same. To get anywhere we have to fight side by side. We begin to break down the divisions between us and prejudices, hierarchies, and nationalisms begin to be undermined. As we build trust and solidarity, we grow more daring and combative. More becomes possible. We get more organized, more confident, more disruptive and more powerful."
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