Tag Archives: Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign

Electricians win de-skilling dispute, and a few upcoming events for mid-June

The rank and file-led “no to ESO” dispute over de-skilling in construction has now ended in an important victory. As one electrician put it, “Rank & File Sparks have once again fought back and defeated the attempted deskilling of the … Continue reading

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Late May events listing: Palestine, free Siyanda, sparks and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: Although there now seems to be some kind of a ceasefire, there’s still an impressive number of events organised for this weekend in solidarity with Palestine and against the latest round of … Continue reading

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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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Repression/legal/prison news for mid-November, and other notes

On the legal/repression front in the UK, the big news in recent weeks has been the start of the undercover policing inquiry. On that note, I can’t really add anything to the work of the Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance, who’ve … Continue reading

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Early September class struggle events listing: lessons from Wapping, victimised union reps, NHS pay, Debenhams redundancies and more…

A few upcoming events: The Let’s Get Rooted network, who put out a pretty much constant stream of interesting writing, are hosting an online meeting on Thursday 10th about the 1986 Wapping strike, the unofficial strike bulletin “Picket”, and the … Continue reading

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Cleaners told to choose between PPE and their union, zoom debate on university struggle, and more

A few quick notes: On Saturday 20th, the Angry Workers/Let’s Get Rooted project are hosting a discussion with students and university workers from Edinburgh, London, New York and New Delhi. In their words, “Our focus will be to debate how … 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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Late May round-up: Shrewsbury 24, Orgreave, couriers, Angry Workers and more…

Another very quick round-up of goings-on – something more substantial coming soon, hopefully, depending on my ability to actually get my thoughts together in some kind of coherent form: One story you might have been missed has been further legal … 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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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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