Category Archives: Edinburgh

Tripalium or Tartan House: Glasgow Migrant Workers Network fights back

Beginnings are always the hardest. Like the blank sheet for the writer, the beginning is a challenge, it is uncertainty – and tackling it always requires a dose of reflection and bravery. Taking the first step is essential and encouraging. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh IWW statement on Scotrail/RMT railworkers strikes.

The Edinburgh Branch of the IWW extends our solidarity to Scotrail workers and RMT members across Britain over the issue of Driver Only Operated (DOO) trains . We support this strike on the principle of an Injury to One is an … Continue reading

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IWW supports UCU HE action on pay, anti-casualisation and gender pay gap

Are we in the 21st century or the 18th?  We do not need to tell you the importance of education for both individual development and flourishing communities.  But over half of academics are on insecure contracts, nearly half of UK … Continue reading

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Edinburgh IWW presentation.

By Edinburgh Branch Communications Officer. On 21/3/16 at Quaker Meeting House for the event Fighting to live and winning, an event co-organised with Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty (ECAP) and with Lynne Friedli  from Boycott Workfare presenting . Edited to remove intro to IWW. … Continue reading

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EDINBURGH IWW GMB- Recent activities.

Recent times have proven extremely busy for the Edinburgh GMB  of the IWW. Wobblies from the Edinburgh Branch have attended a number of high profile events of late. On the 16th of February in Edinburgh, there was a protest against … Continue reading

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