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Starting the year off with a bang: anarchist and class struggle events listings for early 2019

A quick listing of a few things coming up in the new year: In Southwark, the campaign against the demolition of the Elephant will be starting the year off with an anti-gentrification demo on Monday 7th. The Anarchist Communist Group … Continue reading

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Two pints of lager and a picket line? Spoons strike ballot starts, and more UK union/workplace news

A very quick roundup of stories across a few different sectors: In UK prisons news, Dorset IWW have shared an action alert to stop the harassment of IWW member and long-term prisoner Kevan Thakrar. The UK Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee … Continue reading

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New Deliveroo wildcat in Brighton, and other workplace stories for late November

A few updates on various different workplace disputes: The wildcat bug seems to spreading among Deliveroo riders, at least in the South, as riders in Brighton went out on a wildcat strike on November 25th as part of a long-running … Continue reading

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Mid-November round-up of workplace and social struggles

In workplace news, housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester have just voted for an extensive programme of strike action as part of their long-running dispute over pay and conditions, with a total of 49 days’ strike action planned … Continue reading

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All-out strike action against jobcentre closures in Sheffield

At the moment, there’s a large-scale programme of jobcentre closures happening. Although this is clearly a national issue, the PCS seem to only be responding at a local level, and by far the most determined resistance has come from staff … Continue reading

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Late August round-up of workplace and other news

A quick round-up of ongoing/upcoming workplace struggles and other events: In the logistics sector, warehouse workers at Argos are currently striking to try and win an agreement on redundancy and severance packages. The affected sites are in Basildon in Essex, … Continue reading

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Mid-July round-up: workplace struggles and other movement news

A round-up of news from workplace disputes and social struggles: Cleaners at the London School of Economics are celebrating after Alba, a worker who was sacked, has had her dismissal overturned. This was the last outstanding issue in the dispute … Continue reading

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