Tag Archives: RMT

Driving wages up? Current transport disputes

Recent weeks have seen transport workers taking or threatening action for pay demands in a number of areas. These disputes have been broken up among two different unions, and seem to be mostly conducted as solely local disputes with little … Continue reading

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Early October round-up: transport strikes, Bristol repression, and more

A few upcoming events: Uber drivers organised through the IWGB’s United Private Hire Drivers branch will be striking on Wednesday 6th, and are holding a protest at Uber’s headquarters that day. Bin collectors employed by Serco in Sandwell will also … Continue reading

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Mid-September round-up – Bristol wildcat wins, Uber strike, new bookfairs announced and more

Another quick round-up of upcoming events and ongoing struggles: On the evening of Tuesday 21st, the Louise Michel Sports Club will be hosting a talk by former antifascist prisoner Jock Palfreeman in London. An Australian anti-fascist and founder of the … Continue reading

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Late August round-up: Kill the Bill prisoner solidarity, Royal Parks strike, Bristol bakery wildcat and more

A few quick updates: Tonight, North London Anti-Fascist Assembly will be running a night of solidarity with the imprisoned Bristol Kill the Bill prisoners, featuring letter-writing, a film showing and more. On Saturday 28th, Equity are organising a protest against … Continue reading

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Kill the Bill, deportations, arms fairs and more: mid-August class struggle round-up

A quick round-up of ongoing disputes and upcoming events: The joint PCS/UVW strike action by outsourced workers demanding equal treatment at Royal Parks started on Monday the 16th and is set to run till the 30th August. You can donate … Continue reading

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Workplace and legal/repression news for early August

Another quick listing of upcoming events and recent news: UCU members at the University of Liverpool are out on strike from now until Saturday 14th against compulsory redundancies. They’ve already managed to negotiate their employer down from 47 job losses … Continue reading

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Mid-July roundup: cleaners’ and rail disputes, prisoner solidarity and more

A few notes on upcoming events and ongoing workplace disputes: On Tuesday 20th, the RMT are holding a Justice for Cleaners demonstration outside Parliament, as part of their ongoing campaign against the privatisation of cleaning. On Wednesday 21st, there’s another … Continue reading

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Free Siyanda demo in Cardiff, and victimised rep news

Two quick notes: 1) this Saturday in Cardiff, the local Black Lives Matter group are organising a demo in support of Siyanda Mngaza, the young Black woman serving a prison sentence for defending herself from a racist attack: In other … Continue reading

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Cleaners win at Great Ormond Street, alleged statue-topplers charged in Bristol, and more workplace and repression news for mid-December

Another quick round-up of workplace and repression news: The RMT strikes at Alstom have been suspended for the time being, with escalation planned in the new year and talks happening with other unions to try to get co-ordinated action happening … Continue reading

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All out at Alstom – RMT strikes throughout December

It hasn’t been particularly well publicised (I suppose strikes that affect commuters more directly get a lot more press), but rail maintenance workers employed by Alstom will be carrying out a series of 24-hour strikes through December in response to … Continue reading

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