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Extra mid-June workplace notes: outsourced workers strike in London, fighting against union-busting in Birmingham and Merseyside

Quick updates on a few things not covered in my last post: I’d missed that there was two weeks of strike action by cleaners working in government departments, with cleaners at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office striking over pay and … 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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Cleaning up outsourcing in London, taking on Deliveroo in Manchester: late Feb round-up of class struggle news and events

Posties in Bangor, Northern Ireland, and Wythenshaw, Greater Manchester, are due to walk out on Monday 25th against management bullying. Tuesday 26th is shaping up to be a busy day for self-organised workers’ struggles: in Manchester, Deliveroo riders will be … Continue reading

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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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