Category Archives: Strikes

Electricians take de-skilling fight to Royal Opera House, and other news and events for mid-March

There’s been a fair few events over the last week that it’d be wrong or impossible to ignore. Rather than try to summarise them myself, here’s a few relevant articles: Sisters Uncut declare victory at halting police powers bill in … Continue reading

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Go Ahead strike going ahead: class struggle round-up for mid-February

A quick round up of class struggle news from the last week or so: In workplace news, bus drivers employed by Go Ahead in Manchester will be launching an all-out strike from February 28th against the “fire and rehire” attempt … Continue reading

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Pouring cold water on fire and rehire: workplace round-up for early February

A quick round-up of workplace and other news: Security guards at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading are taking strike action over a pay dispute, and are due to be out from Monday 8th February to Sunday 7th March. In Hackney, … Continue reading

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Limping into the new year: class struggle round-up for mid-January

In workplace news, there’s been a lot going on over the past few weeks. Starting with the oldest stories first, in December outsourced staff at the University of Greenwich organised through the IWGB voted to strike for equality with directly … Continue reading

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Cleaners win at Great Ormond Street, alleged statue-topplers charged in Bristol, and more workplace and repression news for mid-December

Another quick round-up of workplace and repression news: The RMT strikes at Alstom have been suspended for the time being, with escalation planned in the new year and talks happening with other unions to try to get co-ordinated action happening … Continue reading

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All out at Alstom – RMT strikes throughout December

It hasn’t been particularly well publicised (I suppose strikes that affect commuters more directly get a lot more press), but rail maintenance workers employed by Alstom will be carrying out a series of 24-hour strikes through December in response to … Continue reading

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Late November round-up: Courier strikes, rent strike victory, upcoming deportation flight and much more

Another quick roundup: Deliveroo and UberEats couriers in Sheffield went out on strike on Wednesday November 25th, with demands including a living wage, due process and an end to arbitrary sackings, and a hiring freeze. This last demand is one … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-November

There’s been a whole lot going on the last few weeks, and it’ll take me a while to catch up with it all, so I’m breaking it up into a few themed round-ups. There have also been certain news stories … Continue reading

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Mid-September round-up: evictions, redundancies, Rosh Hashanah noise demos and more…

A quick roundup of a few ongoing struggles and upcoming events: On a general note, the eviction ban is coming to an end, so it’s going to be really important for people to mobilise to resist any eviction attempts. You … Continue reading

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Couriers action in Yorkshire, wildcat council strike in Glasgow, and more workplace news for mid-September

A few workplace notes: Deliveroo couriers in York and Sheffield have taken industrial action this week, refusing to handle orders from Five Guys in York and Wagamama’s in Sheffield. From the IWGB write-up: 10 September: Deliveroo orders in Sheffield and … Continue reading

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