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New postal workers support network set up ahead of national strike

In an interesting new development, the Communications Workers Union has set up a new “supporters network” to help them mobilise wider community support in the upcoming Royal Mail strike. In their words: “The fight against exploitative employers, dodgy contracts and … Continue reading

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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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‘Tis the season to walk out: logistics and transport strikes at Argos, Post Office and Southern Rail

Changes in the economy have made action that can block the movement of commodities more powerful than ever, and the frantic shopping rush in the run-up to Christmas intensifies that further. Now, following on from the recent DHL Logistics strike, … Continue reading

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A working-class response to the EU referendum

I don’t think there’s much point in picking a side in the EU debate. It’s a referendum called by the Tories, and one that takes place entirely on their terms: there is no lesser evil to choose between Cameron and … Continue reading

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