Tag Archives: Industrial Workers of the World

Sparks, cleaners, and more Kill the Bill protests

In non-Policing Bill related news, or at least not directly related, the construction rank and file dispute continues, with sparks blockading the road outside Hinkley Point C this week: A quick listing of upcoming events that aren’t Kill the Bill … Continue reading

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Go Ahead strike going ahead: class struggle round-up for mid-February

A quick round up of class struggle news from the last week or so: In workplace news, bus drivers employed by Go Ahead in Manchester will be launching an all-out strike from February 28th against the “fire and rehire” attempt … Continue reading

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Limping into the new year: class struggle round-up for mid-January

In workplace news, there’s been a lot going on over the past few weeks. Starting with the oldest stories first, in December outsourced staff at the University of Greenwich organised through the IWGB voted to strike for equality with directly … Continue reading

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2020 vision: instead of a review of the year

Since starting this project in late 2010, I’ve tried to do an annual review of every full year I’ve been writing for. Since 2020 was the 10-year anniversary of starting it, I definitely thought it would be worth writing up … Continue reading

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Cleaners win at Great Ormond Street, alleged statue-topplers charged in Bristol, and more workplace and repression news for mid-December

Another quick round-up of workplace and repression news: The RMT strikes at Alstom have been suspended for the time being, with escalation planned in the new year and talks happening with other unions to try to get co-ordinated action happening … Continue reading

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Late November round-up: Courier strikes, rent strike victory, upcoming deportation flight and much more

Another quick roundup: Deliveroo and UberEats couriers in Sheffield went out on strike on Wednesday November 25th, with demands including a living wage, due process and an end to arbitrary sackings, and a hiring freeze. This last demand is one … Continue reading

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Mid-September round-up: evictions, redundancies, Rosh Hashanah noise demos and more…

A quick roundup of a few ongoing struggles and upcoming events: On a general note, the eviction ban is coming to an end, so it’s going to be really important for people to mobilise to resist any eviction attempts. You … Continue reading

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Early August round-up: Minnesota, Ferguson, Lebanon, Iran and more

A quick round-up of some UK and international developments: In Bristol, the local IWW branch have been active in supporting a strike by Romanian agricultural workers. There doesn’t seem to be a full write-up of the situation anywhere yet, but … Continue reading

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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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