The receptionists, porters, postroom workers and security guards whose workplace is the University of London have but one simple request. They want to have the same rights at work as those enjoyed by other UoL workers, including the right to bargain collectively with their de facto employer, the UoL. Yet this modest demand has set … Continue reading University of London workers strike a blow against the outsourcing racket
SUPPORT THE DOCKLANDS STRIKERS! SHAREHOLDERS GET RICHER, BUT WORKERS & PUBLIC SUFFER OUTSOURCING TO BLAME YET AGAIN IN THE CHAOS OF PRIVATISATION The cleaners and security staff working on the Docklands Light Railway are back out on strike again in their continuing battle for fair pay, negotiated rostered hours and an end to numerous workplace … Continue reading End privatisation of the DLR!
Staff at McDonald’s in Cambridge and Crayford have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action, and will walk out on 4 September. This is the first ever strike at a British McDonalds, and the strikers are part of a growing movement of precarious and vulnerable workers who have been organising and fighting for better pay … Continue reading Support the McStrike – fight for a living wage!