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24 February 2015
ITV workers move towards strike | Fast Food Rights campaign meeting |Justice Alliance | Barnsley Freedom Riders | protests against Work Capability Assessments

Reports round-up

10 February 2015
Cleaners’ Bafta pay demo for living wage | M25 workers go for weekly walkouts | ITV action could hit election coverage | Brighton bins get set to walk again | Strike ballot at East Sussex waste firm

Reports round-up

09 December 2014
Cash workers strike at Post Offices | Union takes break in biscuit dispute | Police stations staff could down tools | EDF workers’ action over sacked driver | Stop Ukip growing in Portsmouth | TV action set for the new year | Housing protests in Hackney and Haringey

Ritzy in job losses U-turn

04 November 2014
Bosses at Picturehouse cinemas announced last week “there will be no redundancies at this time” at the Ritzy. The U-turn came less than a week after it said it planned to sack 34 workers at the south London cinema.

Ritzy cinema workers face new attack

28 October 2014
Picturehouse bosses plan to cut jobs by a quarter at their flagship south London Ritzy cinema.

Ritzy cinema workers accept improved pay deal

16 September 2014
Workers at the Ritzy Picturehouse cinema have voted to accept an improved offer from bosses.

Ritzy strikers reject offer and hold out for London Living Wage

27 August 2014
Workers in the Bectu union at the Ritzy Picturehouse cinema in Brixton, south London have rejected an improved pay offer from bosses.

Strong Ritzy pickets get cinema bosses worried

22 July 2014
Ritzy cinema workers, members of the Bectu union, struck for the eleventh time last Sunday.

Walkout is off at the BBC

22 July 2014
Union leaders have called off a planned strike by BBC workers. The walkout had been set to take place on Wednesday of this week.

Picturehouse boycott begins as Ritzy workers strike for eighth time

08 July 2014
Bectu union members at the Ritzy Picturehouse cinema in south London struck for the eighth time on Sunday of last week to demand the London Living Wage.

TUC backs Ritzy boycott

24 June 2014
Cinema workers at the Ritzy Picturehouse in south London staged their seventh strike in two months over pay last Saturday.

Strikers come together in south London ahead of austerity protest

21 June 2014
Ritzy cinema staff gathered outside the cinema in Brixton today, Saturday, for a strike over pay. The strikers, in the Bectu union, are demanding the London Living Wage.

Cantona on the picket line: legendary striker joins Ritzy dispute

10 June 2014

Strikers shut Ritzy cinema as union puts in new claim

27 May 2014
Cinema workers at the Ritzy Picturehouse in south London struck for the fifth day in six weeks on Wednesday of last week. 

Ritzy strikers plan next move in pay fight

06 May 2014
Staff at the Ritzy cinema in south London walked out on Thursday of last week to join colleagues protesting outside.

Ritzy living wage strike returns this Thursday

29 April 2014
Low paid workers at Picturehouse’s Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, were set to strike on Thursday of this week from 6.30pm.

Ritzy pickets say, 'Everything is going up... except wages'

22 April 2014
The Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, was shut down by striking workers last weekend—for the second week running.

Brixton Ritzy cinema staff strike for London Living Wage

15 April 2014
Striking workers shut down Picturehouse’s Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, on Friday of last week. 

Ritzy Cinema workers in Brixton plan to strike over pay

08 April 2014
Workers at the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton, south London, were set to strike on Friday of this week.

No U-turn for BBC guide dispute

23 April 2013
BBC tour guides struck for 12 hours on Tuesday against a 17 percent pay cut. 

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