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All out for seven days at Picturehouse cinemas, escalating action at unis, and more on Universal Credit and Women’s Aid

A few notes on ongoing struggles and upcoming events: After the postponement of their previous strike action, workers at Picturehouse Cinemas will now be walking out for a full seven days to demand a living wage, and in defiance of … Continue reading

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Updates from the Picturehouse, Lee Hecht Harrison, LSE and University of London disputes

A round-up of a few recent developments in some ongoing workplace disputes: At Picturehouse, staff have been intimidated into postponing most of their scheduled strike dates thanks to a shocking lockout threat from the company, which would have required workers … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-January

The first few weeks of the year have already seen a fair bit of industrial action across the country, with more on the way. Perhaps the biggest workplace win has been the news that McDonalds’ workers are to get their … Continue reading

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Updates on the Picturehouse and Lee Hecht Harrison disputes – 14 December and beyond

Thursday 14 December is set to be a busy day in London – while workers at five Picturehouse cinemas will be striking for the living wage and holding a united demo at Hackney Picturehouse, cleaners at financial firm Lee Hecht … Continue reading

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Strike at Hackney Picturehouse on Thursday 14th, and national call for action that weekend

In the latest news from the long-running Picturehouse Living Wage dispute, workers at five cinemas across London will be striking on Thursday 14th, the day the new Star Wars film comes out, and will be joining forces for a mass … 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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HR Owen dispute: Sacked cleaners win reinstatement and a pay rise in 24 hours, the struggle goes on!

Some good news from London, where pressure from the United Voices of the World union has led to sacked cleaners Freddy & Angelica being reinstated the day after they were fired. The UVW explain: “Surprise Halloween Ferrari flashmob secures reinstatement … Continue reading

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