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 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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IWW Scottish Assembly Glasgow 10 November 2012

The assembly is not a conference or internal wobbly event. It has the goal of strengthening ways for workers to organise, network together and devise ways to sabotage the agenda of the Boss Class. It is the 7th Assembly of … Continue reading

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Singing Union!

The weekend of organiser training with Erik Forman, hosted in Glasgow, was inspiring and envigorating, attracting members from Inverness, Newcastle and London, as well as Glasgow and Edinburgh. One of the lighter issues that came out of a post-training chat … Continue reading

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