Protest at hearing of Unite Convenor Bryan Kennedy
Unite Housing Workers Fighting for decent pay & dignity at work. Protest at hearing of Unite Convenor Bryan Kennedy Wed 23rd April 12.30-1.30pm Dear Members Thank you for your ongoing support and solidarity to our branch campaigns. We are inviting you to join our protest outside of the hearing of suspended Unite convenor Bryan Kennedy […]
VIDEO: The War of the Ports
“The War of Ports” is the result of a set of European dockworkers testimonials about the solidarity international movement with the port of Lisbon. Taken from the Estivadores Solidariedade YouTube channel.
VIDEO: NUT strike London march & rally
Reposted from Real News You Tube channel.
SOAS cleaners strike again!
Unison members working for outsourced cleaning company ISS at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) have again been on strike today. The strikers, many of them migrant workers are demanding the same terms and conditions such as sick pay and other benefits enjoyed by in-house workers. They and their supporters are also calling […]
Support Unite’s Homes & Communities Agency strike action
From Unite Housing Branch 1111 Over 68% of Unite members at the Homes and Communities Agency have voted for strike action over the divisive and unfair way that the Agency has chosen to allocate pay, and because the Agency has consistently failed to negotiate in a meaningful way on this key issue. See more at: […]
Support striking Ealing Hospital workers
GMB pickets were again on strike and out in force this morning at Ealing Hospital in their seven day strike against poverty pay. The 150 porters and ancillary workers are fighting to get off the minimum hourly wage rate of £6.31 that outsourced NHS employer Medirest is currently paying them. This is 44% below the […]
Tubeworker John Reid victimized over February strike (repost)
John Reid, President of the RMT’s London Transport regional council, has been suspended from his work pending investigation following a complaint against him made while he was carrying out his lawful duties on the picket line in the February strike to defend jobs and ticket offices. A rumour has been started by persons unknown that John […]
Unprecedented response to legal aid cuts
Over two thousand legal professionals rallied at Parliament this morning as part of strike action against cuts to legal aid. Barristers, solicitors, paralegals and other professionals crammed into Old Palace Yard to hear speaker after speaker condemn the governments attack on access to legal aid. The loudest cheers were reserved for the speeches of Janis […]
“Historic” strike by Doncaster Care UK workers
“Historic is an over-used word” said Jim Bell, Unison full-time officer, “but it really is historic that Doncaster Care UK workers are striking 30 years on from the beginning of the miners’ strike. Then and now, we face the same type of employers, like the miners we have drawn a line in the sand in […]
Unofficial walkout at Runcorn beats management
Report filed from a Runcorn TPS worker There was an unofficial walkout by construction workers at Runcorn thermal power station on Thursday in another dispute over safety issues on the site. During the storms on Wednesday a section of cladding from a flue stack blew off on the neighbouring Inios Chlor plant and the site […]