The concessions won by the London Deliveroo strike are an important win. But they’re still only concessions: management haven’t backed down on the new payment model altogether, and it’s certainly far short of the workers’ demand for the full London Living Wage and costs. 302 more words
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This month, the heroic cleaners’ strike at 100 Wood Street came to an end after close to two months of all-out action. Their official statement just says that “the dispute has been resolved” 685 more words
A few updates and things dealing with prisons and the legal system:
If you’re at a loose end in London this Tuesday morning, there’s a call for a solidarity presence at Hammersmith Magistrate’s Court to support someone who was nicked at an arms fair last month… 311 more words
Book Review: Stead, Arnold, “Always on Strike. Frank Little and the Western Wobblies. Haymarket Books, Chicago, 2014.
Almost anybody who looks at American labor history knows that Frank Little was a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World who was lynched in Butte, Montana, August 1, 1917. 591 more words