Tag Archives: United Voices of the World

A disciplinary hearing in the middle of a pandemic: reinstate Percy!

From the United Voices of the World union, and via the South Essex Heckler:   SOLIDARITY CALL OUT FOR PERCY Percy is a cleaner at King’s college with 5 years on the job, and a UVW executive committee member, who’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming online events and new base union support groups: Russian anarchists, the poll tax and more

A few online events that you can sort-of-join-in-with while you’re self-isolating/social distancing/recovering from another day at work if you work at a really vital institution that can’t be closed down, like the NHS or Wetherspoons: On Saturday 21st March, Russian … Continue reading

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New solidarity network launched in Croydon, and other class struggle news and events for mid-February

Another quick round-up of class struggle news and events, mostly workplace-related: Down at the sarf end of sarf lahndahn, a new solidarity project is forming in Croydon, inspired by the general approach of the Angry Workers of the World. In … Continue reading

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Workers win at St Mary’s Hospital, Bromley Libraries and Delfin Language School: early Feb class struggle round-up

The last week or two has seen a few impressive wins of one kind or another. In the healthcare sector, workers at St Mary’s Hospital have scored a big victory after strike action organised through the grassroots United Voices of … Continue reading

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UVW union launches solidarity letter in defiance of continued threats from bosses and cops

A short announcement from the United Voices of the World union: ATTN: Unions / CLPs / Community Organizations / Individuals: St. George’s University still refuses to negotiate with our striking workers. They have, yet again, threatened to call the police … Continue reading

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Mid-Jan class struggle news round-up and events listing

Your semi-regular round-up of recent, often but not all workplace-related, news and upcoming events: Organising by workers in the UVW and IWGB base/grassroots unions has seen a big victory at the University of Greenwich, with some low-paid workers getting a … Continue reading

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Repression against workers’ organising in London: police break up UVW picket, IWGB member prosecuted for sound waves

London’s militant grassroots/base union movement experienced two different kinds of state harassment today: police attended a picket of striking security guards organised through the UVW, ordered them to move, and then arrested a legal representative for talking back, while James … Continue reading

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