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Workers win at St Mary’s Hospital, Bromley Libraries and Delfin Language School: early Feb class struggle round-up

The last week or two has seen a few impressive wins of one kind or another. In the healthcare sector, workers at St Mary’s Hospital have scored a big victory after strike action organised through the grassroots United Voices of … Continue reading

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100% victory for Harrods workers in tip row

The United Voices of the World union report that Harrods have totally backed down in the face of the campaign for their staff to keep their tips. In their words: “BREAKING NEWS: VICTORY! VICTORY! VICTORY! We have beaten Harrods, the … Continue reading

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Hassle at Harrods as police clamp down on union demo

Various sources are reporting that either six or eight people were arrested at yesterday’s United Voices of the World demo against Harrods keeping staff tips, and then slapped with harsh bail conditions banning them from going near the place. Petros … Continue reading

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Low-paid staff take on Harrods, Saturday 7th January

The grassroots union UVW‘s campaign for Harrods staff to keep their tips has already attracted a fair bit of media attention, ranging from Skint London and Buzzfeed to the Daily Mail and the Singaporean press. This weekend will see the … Continue reading

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Boxing day round-up: a few recent stories and upcoming events

A few recent stories you may have missed: some festive cheer came from the CPS dropping charges against the Bahraini activist Isa Alaali, who was nicked for disrupting an arms fair earlier this year, and some tentative good news in … Continue reading

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