Category Archives: Unions

UK class struggle updates: cleaners win in the City, action against Universal Credit, new workers’ and renters’ bulletins

A few scattered updates: In the City of London, cleaners organised through the militant grassroots UVW union have called off a planned strike at Lee Hecht Harrison, after the bosses caved in and agreed to raise their wages from £7.50 … Continue reading

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Appeal for solidarity over unpaid wages at Space Mania cafe

From the Slovak anarcho-syndicalist union Priama akcia: We would like to ask you to show solidarity with Mia, who is together with Priama akcia in conflict with Space Mania café. You can send a protest e-mail directly to the boss … Continue reading

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Updates from the Picturehouse, Lee Hecht Harrison, LSE and University of London disputes

A round-up of a few recent developments in some ongoing workplace disputes: At Picturehouse, staff have been intimidated into postponing most of their scheduled strike dates thanks to a shocking lockout threat from the company, which would have required workers … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-January

The first few weeks of the year have already seen a fair bit of industrial action across the country, with more on the way. Perhaps the biggest workplace win has been the news that McDonalds’ workers are to get their … Continue reading

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Updates on the Picturehouse and Lee Hecht Harrison disputes – 14 December and beyond

Thursday 14 December is set to be a busy day in London – while workers at five Picturehouse cinemas will be striking for the living wage and holding a united demo at Hackney Picturehouse, cleaners at financial firm Lee Hecht … Continue reading

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Strike at Hackney Picturehouse on Thursday 14th, and national call for action that weekend

In the latest news from the long-running Picturehouse Living Wage dispute, workers at five cinemas across London will be striking on Thursday 14th, the day the new Star Wars film comes out, and will be joining forces for a mass … Continue reading

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Updates on blacklisting action and cleaners’ disputes

Almost certainly too late to be of any use to anyone, but Unite have finally got around to confirming full details of the blacklisting day of action: London 09:00 – Skanska office, Goswell Road, Barbican, London, EC1A 4JY 12:00 – … Continue reading

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