Author Archives: NuitsdeYoung

About NuitsdeYoung

Scholarly, slightly prickly and differently-wired hybrid Gallica with a weakness for tragic historical/literary beauties.

Anti-Workfare Pickets 8 Dec Glasgow

11:00-11:50 Superdrug, 117 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3ER Like many chain stores, Superdrug, who made a £20 million profit last year, have been given a massive public subsidy, in the form of unemployed people working for nothing but their benefits … Continue reading

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IWW Lobby BMA for a London Living Wage for BMA Cleaners

IWW Lobby BMA Council for a London Living Wage for BMA House Cleaning Staff There’s a petition “British Medical Association & Interserve PLC: Pay Your Cleaners the London Living Wage!” on Change.org. Please sign here!

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Current and Future Struggles

Here’s an excellent article by a Fellow Worker in London, which highlights very effectively the importance of the Wobbly approach in the labour movement in the current economic crisis.

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IWW John Lewis Cleaners Win Pay Rise

Good news from our Fellow Workers in London: Outsourced John Lewis cleaners have won an immediate and backdated 9% pay rise following their pledge of industrial action. The increase, backdated 5 months, takes their pay to £6.72 per hour at … Continue reading

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Glasgow Events

Thurs 22/11: Anti-Atos Picket, 16:30 Gordon Street Co-Op Bank and Co-Op store Sat 24/11: Anti-Racism March Annual event, 10:30 for 11:00 start, Glasgow Green Sat 24/11: Glasgow’s Radical Independent Book-fair project… 10:00-17:00 Radisson Blu Hotel, 1st Floor lobby, Argyle Street … Continue reading

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