Tag Archives: CAIWU

Not the anarchist bookfair: various anarcho and class struggle events coming up

As an attempt to partially fill the gap left behind by the London Anarchist Bookfair, which won’t be running this year, some London anarchists are calling for a decentralised “not the anarchist bookfair” festival to run on the weekend of … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for early August: Upcoming cleaners’ strikes and more

A quick round-up of a few upcoming dates and recent(ish) stories: Cleaners organising through the United Voices of the World union will be striking at Kensington & Chelsea Council and the Ministry of Justice from Tuesday 7th August-Thursday 9th, demanding … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-June

It’s been a long time since I’ve got around to doing a news round-up, so there’s a lot to catch up on. Here’s an update specifically about ongoing workplace disputes: Cleaners organising through the United Voices of the World union … Continue reading

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Deliverave, Sundance strike, and cleaners breaking the bank: workplace news round-up for late May

A quick update on a few ongoing workplace disputes: Construction workers in Deeside, just over the Welsh border from Liverpool and Chester, are set to protest against low wages on Wednesday 30th May. The Picturehouse living wage campaign continues with … Continue reading

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Mid-May round-up for workplace organising and upcoming events

A quick round-up of workplace organising, upcoming events and other news: Picturehouse workers have voted to take further strike action in their long-running living wage dispute, although no specific dates have been announced yet. Similarly, the United Voices of the … Continue reading

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Happy ending at the opera: cleaners and porters beat the Royal Opera House and Kier

At the start of this year, cleaners and porters organising through the grassroots union CAIWU managed to win a substantial pay increase, taking them up to the London Living Wage of £10.20 an hour. Shortly afterwards, five workers involved in … Continue reading

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Refuse workers refuse work: early April round-up of workplace and social struggles

A quick overview of ongoing workplace disputes, social struggles, and other relevant events: The cleaners’ and porters’ dispute at the Royal Opera House is still ongoing, with the nightly protests set to continue from Tuesday 3rd April onwards. People can … Continue reading

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