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Reports round up: Only women’s aid centre in South Yorkshire may close

19 September 2017
Also: Aslef tube drivers call strike | Scotrail CCTV monitors | GTR train cleaners | NHS march in Brighton | Birmingham Mail | Ferrari and Maserati cleaners | Ritzy cinema | Serco tug boats | Co-op drivers | DSEI arrests

Picturehouse cinema strikers vow to continue fight as union calls fresh ballot

06 August 2017
Workers at five Picturehouse cinema sites in London walked out on Friday and Saturday as part of their long-running campaign.

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap

01 August 2017
Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters

Picturehouse strikers defy bosses' attacks on their union

02 July 2017
Bosses at the Picturehouse cinema chain thought that victimising trade unionists would take the wind out of workers’ sails. 

Reports round up: nurses demand higher pay

27 June 2017

Reports round-up: Angry protest as Ritzy cinema sacks trade union reps

20 June 2017
Also: Women's march to take on DUP, fascists face opposition in three cities, Mears housing workers fight for pay parity, strikes called at Atomic Weapons Establishment and Kirklees social work, Birmingham bin workers vote for action

Fight the threat to the Picturehouse union

06 June 2017
The Picturehouse chain of cinemas has suspended eight trade union reps at two of its sites in London but workers are not intimidated

Swashbuckling Picturehouse strikers hope to plunder the Cineworld treasure chest

30 May 2017
Picturehouse workers at East Dulwich cinema in south London kept the pressure on last Saturday with a strike hitting the new Pirates of the Caribbean film premiere.

East Dulwich Picturehouse to strike Saturday as other sites reballot

23 May 2017
Workers at the Picturehouse chain of cinemas held a demonstration outside the Cineworld cinema firm’s AGM on Thursday of last week. Cineworld is the parent company of Picturehouse.

Reports round-up: London Bridge 3 dispute to spread across Tube

09 May 2017
Also: Bectu conference | DHL pay victory | EHRC cuts strike dates | Scottish councils pay ballot | Abortion demo in Birmingham | March remembers mining disaster in Barnsley

Support for Picturehouse workers grows in latest walkout

02 May 2017
Cinema workers walked out across five Picturehouse sites in London on Monday and joined the May Day demonstration.

Reports round-up: March shows solidarity with LGBT+ people in Chechnya

25 April 2017
Also: Strikes at Fujitsu | May Day walkout at Picturehouse | Ballots at Cemex and Hinckley Point | Woolwich ferry action suspended | Climate protest against Trump | Janitors strike | 70,000 to vote | delay in Kirklees

Popcorn bribe doesn't halt Picturehouse cinema workers' strike

15 April 2017
Workers at five sites of the Picturehouse cinema chain struck today, Saturday.

Five Picturehouse cinemas to strike on Saturday as company recruits strike-breakers

13 April 2017
In a repeat of one of the largest strikes in British cinema history, five Picturehouse cinemas will strike simultaneously this Saturday, 15 April.

Picturehouse pickets want a more action-filled sequel

04 April 2017
After strikes that saw London cinemas shut down last Friday, Picturehouse workers want to escalate their fight

New union restrictions test strikers

28 March 2017
The limits the Trade Union Act puts on strikes became clearer this week, but so did the resistance.

Reports round up: More cinemas join Picturehouse dispute

21 March 2017
Workers across the Picturehouse cinema chain struck last Saturday.

Cinema workers strike ahead of Oscars

28 February 2017
As the rich prepare to dish out gongs to those at the top of the film industry—cinema workers struck to get decent pay for those at the bottom.

A show of confidence as workers walk out at four Picturehouse cinemas

11 February 2017
Hundreds of workers took part in the biggest cinema strike in British history today, Saturday.

Reports round-up: Nazis have a wet weekend in Maidstone

10 January 2017
Also: Unions go nuclear in pensions fight | Post union must stand firm on pensions | Shutdown at Fujitsu Manchester | Picturehouse strikes again? | Racist Ukip isn’t welcome in Bolton | Councils face fury over latest cuts | Support the left in lecturers’ union | Protest called for trans prisoners | Socialist Worker appeal breaks target

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