Tag Archives: University of London

“Downing tools not pints”: Early September round-up of workplace and other news

Another quick roundup of a few recent/upcoming events: In Glasgow, UberEats couriers organising through the IWW’s Couriers Network are set to strike on Monday 10th September. In Birmingham, there’s a protest against the council’s threats to close nurseries on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Two pints of lager and a picket line? Spoons strike ballot starts, and more UK union/workplace news

A very quick roundup of stories across a few different sectors: In UK prisons news, Dorset IWW have shared an action alert to stop the harassment of IWW member and long-term prisoner Kevan Thakrar. The UK Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee … Continue reading

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Early July round-up of workplace news, and antifascist and prisoner resources

A quick round-up of workplace news: The Friday 13th strike of Deliveroo riders comes as part of a wider wave of international riders’ struggles, with other similar developments including a strike in Paris this week. The IWGB are also busy … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-June

It’s been a long time since I’ve got around to doing a news round-up, so there’s a lot to catch up on. Here’s an update specifically about ongoing workplace disputes: Cleaners organising through the United Voices of the World union … Continue reading

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Refuse workers refuse work: early April round-up of workplace and social struggles

A quick overview of ongoing workplace disputes, social struggles, and other relevant events: The cleaners’ and porters’ dispute at the Royal Opera House is still ongoing, with the nightly protests set to continue from Tuesday 3rd April onwards. People can … Continue reading

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A night at the opera, and then some: mid-March round-up of workplace struggles

A quick overview of some recent and ongoing workplace disputes: Independent cleaners’ union CAIWU report that Keir and ISS, two of the UK’s largest facilities management companies, have launched a co-ordinated offensive against militant cleaners, with six workers at the … Continue reading

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The occupiers who came in from the cold: workplace round-up for late Feb/early March

One of the biggest and most notable disputes going on at the moment is the UCU dispute over attacks on the USS university pension scheme. Academic staff at 61 universities are currently in the middle of 14 days of strike … Continue reading

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