From Australia’s Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union
Same old bosses, always whinging.Read more →
Back in April whilst the UK was in Election fever, in the Netherlands the Dutch Railways cleaners went on strike, it became the longest strike in Dutch history since 1933. After 9 long weeks, mostly migrant cleaners without a great command of Dutch took on their bosses and won.
According to Willem Dekker, an organizer with […]Read more →
People who support migrant cleanersâ€™ struggles in London may well know of Juan Carlos Piedra, an Ecuadorian worker victimised at University College London because of his trade union activism. He has also been active in the solidarity efforts behind UBS bank cleaners in the City of London.
Juan Carlos has been called to an interim hearing […]Read more →
From Workers’ Climate Action:
On Saturday 22 May, Workersâ€™ Climate Action will be organising a critical mass bike ride in solidarity with the BA cabin crew workersâ€™ struggle and in defence of the right to strike.
British Airways bosses have once again secured a high court injunction against the strike on the basis of […]
At last, someone’s come up with a clean, decisive system for holding elections. The way it works is everyone has a vote, and then the management of British Airways and a judge decide the result. They’ve tried this method with the ballot for a strike amongst cabin crews, who voted 7,482 to 1,789 in favour. […]Read more →
On May 6th in Swaziland, a Peopleâ€™s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) activist died following annual Workersâ€™ Day celebrations on 1 MayÂ in Manzini, Swaziland which were mired by police disruptions and arrests. Members of the Swaziland Federation of Trade Union (SFTU) and Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) congregated at the […]
After 5 days of selling themselves to the highest bidder, the Liberal Democrats have gone to bed with Cameron’s Conservatives. Liberal Democrats across the federal executive and parliamentary group are quietly grinning that finally after almost 70 years they are back in government.
Peter Mandelson predicted “[People who] vote Lib Dem, they are making […]
Abdul Omer Mohsin, Unite convenor for London Sovereign, lost his appeal against dismissal on Tuesday. The Unite official who represented Omer at his appeal took the companyâ€™s case apart. Its obvious that Abdul Omer has been sacked for being an effective union convenor.
Drivers at Sovereign had the worst pay and conditions inÂ London. That has changed, […]
From Anti Academies Alliance
The overwhelming majority of teaching staff at Crest Boys Academy were on strike to on Wednesday, 21st April. A planned visit to the school by Nick Clegg was cancelled. The strike was taking place because E-Act (previously Edutrust) are making staff redundant despite recent reports of their Chief Executive, Sir Bruce Liddington, […]
Yesterday, 15th April 2010, the BNP held a demonstration outside UK border agency workplace, Lunar House, in Croydon. Lunar house is the site for screening refugees; many immigrants and their families need to visit the centre as their immigration status is processed. The BNP chose to demonstrate in the middle of a working day precisely […]Read more →
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