Tag Archives: Care UK

Who Cares Loses? Thoughts on the Care UK strike and missed opportunities

So, with Unison recommending the workers should accept the offer of a 2% pay rise – that is to say, a wage cut of 33% rather than 35% – it looks like the Care UK strike may be drawing to … Continue reading

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They Don’t Care About Us: #FreeCeebo, and other notes on repression and struggle

This summer, while a lot of attention was focused on the aftermath of the police killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, another young black man was shot to death by the LAPD. Following the police killing of Ezell Ford, his … Continue reading

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It’s only a disappointment if you don’t expect it.

The strike action planned for this week, which never looked like it was going to be that powerful in the first place, has now been significantly weakened as the local government strike planned for this Tuesday and a dispute on … Continue reading

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Mid-August round-up: direct action and strikes in London, Brighton, Barnsley and Doncaster

The action against unpaid wages at a temp agency in London this week was a success, with the organisers reporting that “They saw that we were talking to other people who had come to register with the agency, that there … Continue reading

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April round-up: workplace, housing, and other news

For various reasons, it’s been a while since I’ve been able to post much on here. I still don’t have a huge amount to write about at the moment, but I thought I’d throw together a few links to things … Continue reading

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