Tag Archives: Shrewsbury 24

Electricians win de-skilling dispute, and a few upcoming events for mid-June

The rank and file-led “no to ESO” dispute over de-skilling in construction has now ended in an important victory. As one electrician put it, “Rank & File Sparks have once again fought back and defeated the attempted deskilling of the … Continue reading

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Late May events listing: Palestine, free Siyanda, sparks and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: Although there now seems to be some kind of a ceasefire, there’s still an impressive number of events organised for this weekend in solidarity with Palestine and against the latest round of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Kill the Bill protests and other dates

A quick list of upcoming Kill the Bill events: Tuesday 30 March, 6pm, College Green, Bristol Friday 2 April: 1pm, Millennium Square, Leeds 1pm, St Peter’s Square, Manchester 5:30pm, 02 Guildhall Southampton Saturday 3 April: 12pm, Taunton, exact location tbc1pm, … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury, Bristol, the sparks – a few quick notes

It’s been a busy few days. As far as recent events in Bristol go, coverage worth reading includes “Bristol riot: what do they expect?” from the Anarchist Communist Group, “Reflections on the riot in Bristol” from Freedom, and the Anarchist … Continue reading

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Pouring cold water on fire and rehire: workplace round-up for early February

A quick round-up of workplace and other news: Security guards at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading are taking strike action over a pay dispute, and are due to be out from Monday 8th February to Sunday 7th March. In Hackney, … Continue reading

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Late May round-up: Shrewsbury 24, Orgreave, couriers, Angry Workers and more…

Another very quick round-up of goings-on – something more substantial coming soon, hopefully, depending on my ability to actually get my thoughts together in some kind of coherent form: One story you might have been missed has been further legal … Continue reading

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Uber strike May 8th, breakthrough for the Shrewsbury 24, and more

A few quick updates: Uber drivers organising through the IWGB are organising strikes in London, Glasgow, Nottingham and Birmingham as part of an international action against the company. “Uber drivers will log off the app and stage protests in London, … Continue reading

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This is a bad time of year to plug fundraisers, but anyway…

I appreciate that not many people have much cash spare at this time of the year, but in case anyone does, here’s a listing of a few worthy causes that’ve been asking for donations recently: A fundraiser’s been started for … Continue reading

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Early March round-up of repression and social struggles

A quick round-up of legal/repression related news, and other notes of interest: There’s a few political court cases going on at the moment. In Glasgow, on Thursday March 8th, an IWW member will be up in court after having been … 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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