Tag Archives: Sisters Uncut

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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Electricians take de-skilling fight to Royal Opera House, and other news and events for mid-March

There’s been a fair few events over the last week that it’d be wrong or impossible to ignore. Rather than try to summarise them myself, here’s a few relevant articles: Sisters Uncut declare victory at halting police powers bill in … Continue reading

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Mid-November round-up of workplace and social struggles

In workplace news, housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester have just voted for an extensive programme of strike action as part of their long-running dispute over pay and conditions, with a total of 49 days’ strike action planned … Continue reading

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Defending women’s spaces: Tower Hamlets and Doncaster

There are currently at least two campaigns ongoing to defend women’s spaces threatened with closure. In East London, Sisters Uncut have launched the “Don’t Lose Hope” campaign in defence of the Hopetown women’s hospital. They’re currently asking people to sign … Continue reading

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Workplace and social struggles – late May/early June round-up

As ever, there’s a fair bit of stuff going on. In workplace news, the Equality and Human Rights Commission dispute over redundancies and the surprise sacking of nine staff continues – last week workers in London were out, now it’s … 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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Politics from below: Sisters Uncut set up occupied breakfast club

This weekend was a strong one for occupations. The Focus E15 campaign took over the balconies of East Ham police station: While Sisters Uncut in the East End occupied one of Hackney’s many empty council flats. They’ll be using the space … Continue reading

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