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Strike vote to save Lambeth’s libraries

19 January 2016
Lambeth library workers have voted overwhelmingly to strike to save ten libraries under threat from the south London Labour council’s cuts.

Lambeth College strike leader in race to become UCU vice president

19 January 2016
UCU Left supporters urge a vote for Mandy Brown as the union’s vice president. Elections for UCU’s national executive committee (NEC) run from 1 to 26 February.

Reports round-up

15 December 2015
Postal Workers Day | NSL traffic wardens walk out in Brighton | Arriva Trains Wales workers strike in Chester | Lambeth library workers to ballot over cuts | Yorkshire Nazis met with protest | Medway bus bosses get a Christmas gift | L&G insurance workers’ strike on the cards | Waiters tipped for ME Hotel protest

Marchers say Lambeth Labour's library cuts are a ‘disgrace’

10 November 2015
Over 500 people marched against library closures by Labour-run Lambeth council in south London last Saturday.

Welcome to their playground - the rich and the speculators who are transforming Vauxhall

15 September 2015
Vauxhall in south London is changing. Skyscrapers full of luxury flats that may never be lived in are being built along the banks of the Thames. Meanwhile ordinary Londoners struggle to find affordable housing. A drive for profit lies behind the madness, writes Simon Basketter

Lambeth College win shows that bosses can be beaten

27 January 2015
Lambeth College workers in south London have scored an important victory in a dispute which saw them strike for 42 days. They spoke to Sadie Robinson about their experience

Lambeth College strikers vote overwhelmingly to accept new offer and return to work

21 January 2015
Workers at Lambeth College in south London have overwhelmingly voted to accept a new offer and return to work. The UCU union members began an indefinite strike on Monday of this week against hated new contracts.

Striking Lambeth College workers win new offer from bosses

19 January 2015
Workers at Lambeth College have forced a new offer from bosses in a bitter row over new contracts. They began an indefinite strike against the contracts, which slash sick pay, cut holidays and impose longer working hours, today, Monday.

Support Lambeth College workers' indefinite strike from Monday

16 January 2015
Workers at Lambeth College in south London are preparing to begin an indefinite strike on Monday of next week. They have called a solidarity rally for 12 noon on the day–and are appealing for everyone who can to get there.

Lambeth College strikes put bosses on the back foot

13 January 2015
Lambeth College workers began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week in a battle to defend their contracts.

Lambeth College strikers say, 'Our fight is for every worker'

07 January 2015
Lambeth College workers began a two-day strike today, Wednesday, in a battle to defend their contracts.

As Lambeth strikers escalate action UCU needs to put full weight of national union behind them

16 December 2014
Workers at Lambeth College began a three-day strike on Monday of this week in the latest escalation in their battle against hated new contracts.

Lambeth College workers escalate strikes to win

09 December 2014
Workers at Lambeth College began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week—and students struck in their support.

Lambeth College workers fight back with new strikes

02 December 2014
The rhythm of struggle is picking up again at Lambeth College, reports Sadie Robinson

Lambeth College workers call new strikes

27 November 2014
Workers at Lambeth College have called a one-day strike for Thursday of next week. They plan a two-day strike the following week and a three-day strike the week after if bosses don’t back down.

Big vote to re-ballot at Lambeth College

16 September 2014
Workers at Lambeth College have overwhelmingly voted to re-ballot for further industrial action to fend off bosses’ attacks.

Support Lambeth College lecturers

26 August 2014
Workers at Lambeth College remain in dispute over hated new contracts.

Back to work at Lambeth College, but workers say 'it’s not over'

15 July 2014
Strikers at Lambeth College have returned to work. The UCU union members had been on indefinite strike since 3 June at the south London college against hated new contracts.

Lambeth College workers reject bosses' offer and call off strike - but the fight is not over

08 July 2014
Workers at Lambeth College have unanimously rejected a new offer from management and voted to return to work.

Lambeth College strikers plan next step in their fight

08 July 2014
Workers at Lambeth College were meeting to decide the next moves in their indefinite strike as Socialist Worker went to press.

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