Tag Archives: Industrial Workers of the World

Monday 15th June: Further day of action in support of sacked ESOL teacher

From the IWW: Promise Training Centre, an English academy with centres in Hayes, Harrow and Tottenham sacked Daniela at the beginning of the lockdown without any compensation, leaving her with no income at all. Promise is a subcontractor for Barnet … Continue reading

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Mid-May round-up of upcoming events, housing disputes and more

To start off, a quick plug for some upcoming events: On Monday 18th, the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom are hosting a zoom about “when is it right to stop the job?” featuring speakers from the Blacklist Support Group/Shut the … Continue reading

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The Year of the Beaver, virtual Orgreave rally, and more

A quick link round-up: The UVW union’s coronavirus-related know your rights guides, and particularly the one on refusing to work on health and safety grounds, unfortunately continue to be very very relevant, perhaps now more than ever. The IWGB have … Continue reading

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Mutual aid, isolation and the crisis: a few links

(by the Autonomous Design Group, for Living Rent) A few links that might be useful for anyone else trying to get their heads around the fast-changing situation. To start off with, commentary from a few libertarian/anarchist perspectives: Discussing the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Class struggle news and events round-up for early March

Another round-up of recent news and upcoming events: In some good news for renters, two different women have won out-of-court settlements from “No DSS” letting agents – there’s no specific ban on the practice, but it seems that letting agents … Continue reading

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Miners’ strike stories film to premiere in Barnsley, appeal to support blacklisted brewery worker

Two quick updates to share: The Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign invite everyone to a showing of their new film in Barnsley on March 6th, the 35th anniversary of the end of the miners’ strike. In their words: The Orgreave … Continue reading

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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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Mid-Jan class struggle news round-up and events listing

Your semi-regular round-up of recent, often but not all workplace-related, news and upcoming events: Organising by workers in the UVW and IWGB base/grassroots unions has seen a big victory at the University of Greenwich, with some low-paid workers getting a … Continue reading

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Class struggle events listing, Nov 25-Dec 1st

Another quickish listing of upcoming events for the next week. In passing, I’d just like to plug the new Spycops resource, and also to mention that the Nottingham College dispute has ended after a new deal was accepted, as has … Continue reading

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Quick mid-November round-up of radical and workplace news

Your semi-regular-ish round-up of workplace goings-on and other stuff that might be of interest: The Angry Workers of the World have just compiled their “system series” into a single pamphlet, which looks like a decent accessible introduction to what capitalism … Continue reading

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