Tag Archives: Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign

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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Cyber Monday protests at Amazon, action alert for Kevan Thackrar, and more class struggle news and events for early December

Another quick roundup of news and events: In workplace news, the CWU’s appeal has been defeated and the courts have upheld the ruling blocking them from taking strike action on the back of their massive strike vote. It’s worth stressing … Continue reading

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Mid-June events listings: Peterloo, Orgreave, letting fees and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: On Thursday 13th, the People’s History Museum in Manchester will be hosting a discussion on “From Peterloo to Orgreave” with the Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign. Following on from that, Saturday 15th … Continue reading

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Late May class struggle round-up

The usual semi-regular listing of recent grassroots class struggle news and upcoming events – if you’re looking for commentary on the Euro elections, Theresa May and all that you can find plenty elsewhere: The strike action by staff in Universal … Continue reading

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Mid-May round-up for workplace organising and upcoming events

A quick round-up of workplace organising, upcoming events and other news: Picturehouse workers have voted to take further strike action in their long-running living wage dispute, although no specific dates have been announced yet. Similarly, the United Voices of the … Continue reading

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TGI Strikedays: class struggle and events round-up for early May

A quick update on ongoing workplace and social struggles, and a few upcoming events: Recent notable developments have included the strikes that took place at five McDonald’s stores on May Day, the indefinite strike in Bromley libraries ending with workers … Continue reading

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