Tag Archives: County Durham teaching assistants

Workplace round-up for early August

Once again, there’s a lot going on. In London, employees at two McDonald’s stores are balloting for strike action over working conditions and bullying of union members, which has to be the biggest action at a UK McDonald’s since at … Continue reading

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Mid-July round-up: workplace struggles and other movement news

A round-up of news from workplace disputes and social struggles: Cleaners at the London School of Economics are celebrating after Alba, a worker who was sacked, has had her dismissal overturned. This was the last outstanding issue in the dispute … Continue reading

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Early July round-up of workplace and repression news

Another quick round-up of ongoing workplace and legal/repression stuff: The Woolwich Ferry dispute, which has been running since last winter, has been resolved in what the unions are describing as a victory, with the two managers at the heart of … Continue reading

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What are words worth? Laura Pidcock, cheap talk and pay cuts

If you follow lefty internet commentary at all, there’s a reasonable chance you will’ve seen Laura Pidcock’s first speech in Parliament at some point over the last few days. If not, here it is: Credit where it’s due, it’s a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the lion’s den: Labour councils and the Durham teaching assistants

A lot of discussion about the Labour Party at the moment seems to focus on fairly abstract terrain: what the leadership are saying, what the rest of the Parliamentary party are saying, whether Corbyn could win a general election in … Continue reading

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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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