Tag Archives: GMB

Early October round-up for workplace news and other social struggles

As ever, there’s a lot going on. In workplace news, the Picturehouse Cinema strikes are continuing, with Hackney and Central out from the 11th-14th, and then all five London sites out on the 15th. As ever, check the local Central, … Continue reading

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Shirley workers are serious: logistics workers strike on “Cyber Monday”

Workers at the Shirley, Solihull branch of “Spectrum for Arcadia”, a logistics depot that’s part of the DHL Logistics Supply Chain and supplies major brands such as Topshop and Burton’s, walked out on strike today as part of a pay … 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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Unions kiss Remploy goodbye

In a grimly predictable move, the Remploy strike scheduled for this Monday has been called off. The official union statement doesn’t seem to be available anywhere except on the Socialist Party and Right to Work websites – neither group seems … Continue reading

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