Category Archives: Strikes

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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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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March Rebel Roo out now

The new issue of the Rebel Roo bulletin is now out, with reports from the struggles in Leeds and Brighton. You can get physical copies by emailing rebelroouk [at] gmail.com or just downloading the PDF and printing a few off. … Continue reading

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On your bike: Brighton bike ride for Deliveroo workers, and LSE cleaners vote to strike

Two quick updates from grassroots union struggles: In Brighton, Deliveroo riders and friends will be touring restaurants that have Deliveroo contracts on March 14th as part of their struggle for a living wage. Meanwhile, over in London, cleaners organised through … Continue reading

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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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Equality staff strike for their sacked colleagues, Wednesday 1st March

In early February, a number of staff members at the Equality and Human Rights Commission were sacked by email while out on strike, and given 24 hours’ notice to clear their desks. On Wednesday 1st March, EHRC staff will be … Continue reading

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Commemorating, and learning from, the Miners’ Strike: events in March

There’s a few events coming up in early March related to the great miners’ strike of 1984-85 and its legacy. First off, in Wakefield on Saturday 4th March, there’s the annual With Banners Held High event, featuring various discussions of … Continue reading

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