Tag Archives: Universal Credit

Late August class struggle round-up and events listing

Recent events: it seems that there might be a positive end in sight for the occupation at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, as some buyers have now expressed interest in keeping the shipyard open. In Bradford, a proposed indefinite strike … Continue reading

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Unite day of action against Universal Credit, Thursday 1st August

As always with events of this nature, one-off days of action called by national bodies like Unite are no substitute for the ongoing work of building power among claimants at a local level and on a day-to-day basis, but they’ve … Continue reading

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Late May class struggle round-up

The usual semi-regular listing of recent grassroots class struggle news and upcoming events – if you’re looking for commentary on the Euro elections, Theresa May and all that you can find plenty elsewhere: The strike action by staff in Universal … 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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Boycott Workfare Universal Credit Welfare Rights Advice

This news from Boycott Workfare is apparently from last November, but I’d only just seen it: Boycott Workfare is the only independent campaign to successfully oppose all forms of ”conditionality” aka sanctions and workfare, no ifs, buts, political strings attached … Continue reading

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Full list of women’s strike events for 8 March, and other upcoming events

The women’s strike called for March 8th has an impressive listing of events up: BIRMINGHAM 8pm: International Women’s Day event https://www.facebook.com/events/954599731412650/ 8pm: Afterparty BRIGHTON 6pm: Brighton Women’s Strike 2019 https://www.facebook.com/events/2027189264069831/ BRISTOL 5pm: On 8 March We Strike – International Women’s … Continue reading

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