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Solidarity wildcat on Merseyrail, Deliveroo update, and upcoming events

In case you missed it, the huge railway strike yesterday saw a great bit of solidarity on Merseyrail, as drivers affiliated to ASLEF – who weren’t officially striking – refused to cross the picket lines of their coworkers who were. … Continue reading

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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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The centre cannot hold: 2016 in review

So, this was a pretty brutal year in a lot of ways. It wasn’t all grim all the time, but there was certainly more than enough pain and misery to go around. This is an attempt to try and trace … 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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Early December round-up of workplace, housing, and other news

The cleaners organising through the UVW at the London School of Economics have extended their deadline to Friday 2nd December, but if their demands aren’t met by that point they’ll be declaring a formal dispute, and there’s a demo to … Continue reading

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Cleaners’ struggles in London, Oct 13-14

Next week sees a few different protests in support of ongoing cleaners’ struggles in the capital. First up, the RMT’s organised two demonstrations in support of outsourced tube cleaners, who’re already low-paid and are now being affected by staffing cuts, … Continue reading

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Workplace struggle: Deliveroo, 100 Wood Street and more…

This month, the heroic cleaners’ strike at 100 Wood Street came to an end after close to two months of all-out action. Their official statement just says that “the dispute has been resolved”, and this story from the Evening Standard … Continue reading

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