Category Archives: Strikes

Starting the year off with a bang: anarchist and class struggle events listings for early 2019

A quick listing of a few things coming up in the new year: In Southwark, the campaign against the demolition of the Elephant will be starting the year off with an anti-gentrification demo on Monday 7th. The Anarchist Communist Group … Continue reading

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Crashing the party: pub workers call time on low pay on Wednesday 19th, Spoons staff celebrate concessions, Debenhams dispute develops…

Two quick pieces of news about pub workers organising: On Wednesday 19th, staff employed by pub company Antic will be holding a demo at the head office xmas do*, in support of their collective demand for double pay for workers … Continue reading

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Early December round-up of a few workplace struggles and other stories

In workplace news, Shelter staff have just called off strike action that was set to start tomorrow, after winning a pay increase. RMT strikes against driver-only operation are continuing on Northern Rail, and further action on South-Western is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th December: Hanworth MacDonald’s Picket – Support sacked UberEats drivers!

A last-minute call-out for this weekend, from London IWW: ————— PLEASE SHARE WIDELY ————— IWW Picket to protest the termination of 5 UberEats drivers. What: Picket to support five sacked UberEats drivers When: 6pm until 9pm Saturday the 8th of … Continue reading

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Grimethorpe school staff win against redundancies, Birkenhead shipyard strike begins

In Ladywood, near Barnsley in South Yorkshire, school staff are returning to work with their heads held high after their all-out strike beat attempts to sack a number of dinner ladies and get teaching assistants to cover their work. Having … Continue reading

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Recent workplace wins: TGI Fridays, Bolton NHS and a London climbing centre

A few recent workplace victories I forgot to include in my last round-up: At TGI Fridays, the recent strikes have led to some gains. “A series of well-publicized strikes (click here, here and here for more) over tipping and minimum … Continue reading

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Mid-November round-up of UK workplace and social struggles, and upcoming events

In mainstream union news, the Communication Workers’ Union are calling for people to join a day of action in defence of post offices on December 1st, with events currently planned for Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh, London, Aberdeen, Crawley, Nottingham, Chester, Basingstoke, … Continue reading

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