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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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Mid-September round-up: evictions, redundancies, Rosh Hashanah noise demos and more…

A quick roundup of a few ongoing struggles and upcoming events: On a general note, the eviction ban is coming to an end, so it’s going to be really important for people to mobilise to resist any eviction attempts. You … Continue reading

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Early September class struggle events listing: lessons from Wapping, victimised union reps, NHS pay, Debenhams redundancies and more…

A few upcoming events: The Let’s Get Rooted network, who put out a pretty much constant stream of interesting writing, are hosting an online meeting on Thursday 10th about the 1986 Wapping strike, the unofficial strike bulletin “Picket”, and the … Continue reading

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Early August round-up: Minnesota, Ferguson, Lebanon, Iran and more

A quick round-up of some UK and international developments: In Bristol, the local IWW branch have been active in supporting a strike by Romanian agricultural workers. There doesn’t seem to be a full write-up of the situation anywhere yet, but … Continue reading

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Tolpuddle Martyrs online festival, Tower Hamlets strike continues, and more

Recent news: the Manchester airport construction dispute continues, as rank-and-file construction workers recently occupied the Granada TV studios at Media City to draw attention to the ongoing issue of unpaid wages. The Let’s Get Rooted project continue to come out … Continue reading

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Updates on BLM/George Floyd Uprising defendants, and Tower Hamlets council strike

Uprising defendant news: Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis have been granted release on bail. Pre-trial defendants who are still incarcerated include: Samantha Shader, #83823-053, MDC Brooklyn, Metropolitan Detention Center, P.O. Box 329002, Brooklyn, NY, 11232 Margaret Channon, #49955-086, FDC SeaTac, … Continue reading

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Class struggle news and events round-up for early March

Another round-up of recent news and upcoming events: In some good news for renters, two different women have won out-of-court settlements from “No DSS” letting agents – there’s no specific ban on the practice, but it seems that letting agents … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday protests at Amazon, action alert for Kevan Thackrar, and more class struggle news and events for early December

Another quick roundup of news and events: In workplace news, the CWU’s appeal has been defeated and the courts have upheld the ruling blocking them from taking strike action on the back of their massive strike vote. It’s worth stressing … Continue reading

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Big post strike on the way, victories for tenants and railway cleaners, and much more: mid-October round-up

Rounding up a few recent developments: In workplace news, one of the big stories is that Royal Mail staff organised through the CWU voted to strike against the running down of the service by 97%, on an amazing turnout of … Continue reading

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Justice for railway cleaners, Riding for Deliveroo, blacklisting film and more: class struggle events listings for early October

A quick listing of ongoing strike funds and a few upcoming events: There are currently live strike funds for the Bromley libraries workers who’ve been out on an indefinite strike since July against cuts and demanding a properly staffed service, … Continue reading

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