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Early December round-up of a few workplace struggles and other stories

In workplace news, Shelter staff have just called off strike action that was set to start tomorrow, after winning a pay increase. RMT strikes against driver-only operation are continuing on Northern Rail, and further action on South-Western is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th December: Hanworth MacDonald’s Picket – Support sacked UberEats drivers!

A last-minute call-out for this weekend, from London IWW: ————— PLEASE SHARE WIDELY ————— IWW Picket to protest the termination of 5 UberEats drivers. What: Picket to support five sacked UberEats drivers When: 6pm until 9pm Saturday the 8th of … Continue reading

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Mid-November round-up of UK workplace and social struggles, and upcoming events

In mainstream union news, the Communication Workers’ Union are calling for people to join a day of action in defence of post offices on December 1st, with events currently planned for Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh, London, Aberdeen, Crawley, Nottingham, Chester, Basingstoke, … Continue reading

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Late October round-up of UK work and social struggles and international repression news

In UK workplace-related news, the 30th of October saw simultaneous precarious workers’ demos in London and Glasgow, while security guards at the Ministry of Justice, organising through the grassroots UVW union, have just voted to strike for a living wage. … Continue reading

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Ubereats wildcat continues and spreads to Plymouth: workplace round-up for mid-September

An attempt at a slightly fuller round-up of recent and ongoing struggles, mainly workplace-focused: Notes from Below have published a more indepth write-up of the Ubereats wildcat, and the latest news is that the strike seems to have spread to … Continue reading

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Ubereats riders react to pay cut with wildcat strike, and Wetherspoons/TGI Fridays/McDonald’s strike set for early October

Ubereats couriers in London have now been on strike for two days in a row after their rates were slashed from £4.26 to £3.50 per delivery. I’ve not been able to find a full report from movement sources anywhere, but … Continue reading

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“Downing tools not pints”: Early September round-up of workplace and other news

Another quick roundup of a few recent/upcoming events: In Glasgow, UberEats couriers organising through the IWW’s Couriers Network are set to strike on Monday 10th September. In Birmingham, there’s a protest against the council’s threats to close nurseries on Tuesday … Continue reading

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