Tag Archives: Picturehouse Living Wage

Early October round-up for workplace news and other social struggles

As ever, there’s a lot going on. In workplace news, the Picturehouse Cinema strikes are continuing, with Hackney and Central out from the 11th-14th, and then all five London sites out on the 15th. As ever, check the local Central, … Continue reading

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Picturehouse dispute escalates: cinema workers strike during BFI Film Festival, 4-15 October, management threatens to sack them

A very quick update from the long-running Picturehouse dispute: workers at several sites are set to strike during the BFI London Film Festival over the next few weeks, and the bosses are threatening to sack them all. More detail about … Continue reading

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Quick updates on Picturehouse, McDonald’s, the far right and the arms trade

A few updates on things that’ll be happening in early September: At Picturehouse Cinemas, more than 90% of staff at the Ritzy, Crouch End, Hackney, Central, East Dulwich and Dukes locations have voted to continue strike action. There’s meant to … 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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Workplace round-up for early August

Once again, there’s a lot going on. In London, employees at two McDonald’s stores are balloting for strike action over working conditions and bullying of union members, which has to be the biggest action at a UK McDonald’s since at … Continue reading

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July 29th: national day of action against union-busting at Picturehouse

A call-out has gone out for Saturday 29th July to be a national day of action against Picturehouse/Cineworld, the cinema chain that recently suspended four workers for being involved in an organising campaign to demand the living wage. The organisers … 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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