Tag Archives: IWGB

UEL cleaners demanding sick pay and equal treament, and more: events listings for early March

There’s a lot going on at the moment, if I try to summarise everything it’ll take me ages, so in the meantime here’s a quick listing of some important upcoming events in the next week or so: Tuesday March 9th:  … Continue reading

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Pouring cold water on fire and rehire: workplace round-up for early February

A quick round-up of workplace and other news: Security guards at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading are taking strike action over a pay dispute, and are due to be out from Monday 8th February to Sunday 7th March. In Hackney, … 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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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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Workplace round-up for mid-November

There’s been a whole lot going on the last few weeks, and it’ll take me a while to catch up with it all, so I’m breaking it up into a few themed round-ups. There have also been certain news stories … Continue reading

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Builder’s Crack film premiere, Thursday 30th July, and more workplace and repression news and events

A few events listings: On Tuesday 28th, minicab drivers organised through the drivers’ branch of the IWGB are holding a car demo in London demanding that the congestion charge exemption for cab drivers be restored. On Thursday 30th, a long-lost … 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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Wallsend woe: Shut Smulders and more

A few quick updates: Reel News have an urgent callout for the North East: SMULDERS: TAKE ACTION TO SHUT THIS DANGEROUS SITE DOWN Today Reel News are putting out a call to take action at a particularly dangerous site – … Continue reading

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Upcoming online events and new base union support groups: Russian anarchists, the poll tax and more

A few online events that you can sort-of-join-in-with while you’re self-isolating/social distancing/recovering from another day at work if you work at a really vital institution that can’t be closed down, like the NHS or Wetherspoons: On Saturday 21st March, Russian … 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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