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WORKERS WORLDWIDE HEED SOLIDARITY #UnitedAgainstTheDragon

Members of the Garment workers union in Bangladesh owed wages & benefits started an indefinite siege of the factory owner’s house from the 30th of August. A hunger march had been held. The Garment workers are linked to the International Confederation … Continue reading

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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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Guardian on independent unions in China 02/03/12

This may be of interest: Lijia Zhang: China’s marginalised workers are waking up to their rights See previously: China’s Foxconn workers: from suicide threats to a trade union? Xbox assembly workers in China threaten mass suicide over jobs dispute In … Continue reading

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IWW Supports Maryhill Finance Crisis Meeting [Glasgow]

The IWW is backing the public meeting on the financial crisis in Maryhill (North West Glasgow):- Maryhill Burgh Meeting: The financial crisis – how’s it going to affect us in Maryhill A public meeting for Maryhill and beyond: Woodside Halls, … Continue reading

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5000 Postal Workers Wildcat In Glasgow

THOUSANDS of Glasgow postal workers walked out of delivery offices today in a dramatic escalation of industrial action. Strike-hit Royal Mail was plunged into deeper chaos after 13 workers who had refused to cross a picket line were sent home … Continue reading

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