Tag Archives: Industrial Workers of the World

Early December round-up of a few workplace struggles and other stories

In workplace news, Shelter staff have just called off strike action that was set to start tomorrow, after winning a pay increase. RMT strikes against driver-only operation are continuing on Northern Rail, and further action on South-Western is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th December: Hanworth MacDonald’s Picket – Support sacked UberEats drivers!

A last-minute call-out for this weekend, from London IWW: ————— PLEASE SHARE WIDELY ————— IWW Picket to protest the termination of 5 UberEats drivers. What: Picket to support five sacked UberEats drivers When: 6pm until 9pm Saturday the 8th of … Continue reading

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Recent workplace wins: TGI Fridays, Bolton NHS and a London climbing centre

A few recent workplace victories I forgot to include in my last round-up: At TGI Fridays, the recent strikes have led to some gains. “A series of well-publicized strikes (click here, here and here for more) over tipping and minimum … Continue reading

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Ivy-ictory! Ivy House strike wins

The Ivy House strike which started earlier this week has now ended, after the strikers announced: “We are pleased to announce that the committee have written to us with an offer agreeing in full to all of our terms and … Continue reading

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Staff at the Ivy House pub strike against sackings, and more information confirmed for Fast Food Shutdown

On Wednesday 26th October, four workers at the Ivy House pub in Nunhead, Peckham, were sacked without notice. Their coworkers have now walked out in a wildcat strike demanding reinstatement of the sacked workers, an end to the zero hours … Continue reading

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Fast food shutdown! Call for national couriers strike on October 4th

To coincide with the joint McDonalds/Wetherspoons/TGI Fridays strike on October 4th, the IWW couriers network are calling for UberEats and Deliveroo couriers to join the action: “Calling all couriers! The last month has seen coordinated work stoppages and protests in … Continue reading

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Ubereats riders react to pay cut with wildcat strike, and Wetherspoons/TGI Fridays/McDonald’s strike set for early October

Ubereats couriers in London have now been on strike for two days in a row after their rates were slashed from £4.26 to £3.50 per delivery. I’ve not been able to find a full report from movement sources anywhere, but … Continue reading

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