Category Archives: Wider workplace struggles

Some links I found useful this week…

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, and I noticed there have been a few resources I have come back to several times to for friends, Fellow Workers and others, so I thought I would share them. Please note that … Continue reading

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Dear SNP: The Past Misdemeanours of Labour and Union Leaders are not the Concern of Women on Strike Today

This was written by a Dundee Wobbly (in personal capacity) on 24th October – the second day of the Glasgow women’s equal pay strike.  There are 8,000 women on strike in Glasgow today demanding equal pay. They are spread across … Continue reading

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Book launch & talk: Wednesday 18th June

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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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