Tag Archives: Disabled People Against Cuts

All out for seven days at Picturehouse cinemas, escalating action at unis, and more on Universal Credit and Women’s Aid

A few notes on ongoing struggles and upcoming events: After the postponement of their previous strike action, workers at Picturehouse Cinemas will now be walking out for a full seven days to demand a living wage, and in defiance of … Continue reading

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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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Upcoming disability actions: West Midlands and Scotland

The Disabled People Against Cuts network seem to have decided on a “trash the tories/not the fucking tories” approach to the election, and as part of this the West Midlands branch will be out in Birmingham on Wednesday 17th explaining … Continue reading

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The autumn weather sets the leaves to flame: disability, workplace, and prison struggles for a flaming September

The next few weeks look to be quite busy for a number of different struggles. Disabled People Against Cuts are calling for a week of action to coincide with the Paralympic Games – there’ll be stuff happening from September 4th-10th, … Continue reading

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Early July round-up: cleaners, disability assessments, carers and more…

First off, there’s a few upcoming events this week that look worthwhile: Throughout the whole week, the Universities and Colleges Union will be taking local actions as part of their ongoing pay dispute. The week of 11-15 July sees Edge … Continue reading

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Upcoming dates in workplace and welfare struggles, late June-early July

A few important upcoming dates: The amazing cleaners who’ve been organising though the United Voices of the World union in London are currently on an all-out indefinite strike at 100 Wood Street, and have been for over a week. They’re … Continue reading

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Mid-January round-up: redundancies, repression and resistance

Just notes on a few bits and pieces of interest: In workplace news, the Angry Language Brigade and London Industrial Workers of the World are supporting a group of English language teachers who’ve been left unpaid after shady businessman Craig … Continue reading

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