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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.

Court loss for bosses boosts Argos strikers

30 May 2017
Argos distribution workers finished their first round of strikes on the front foot after bosses failed to get an injunction against their action.

Striking cleaners push on after their action wins concessions from LSE

30 May 2017
Striking cleaners and their supporters rallied outside the LSE university in central London yesterday, Wendesday.

PCS conference hears of workers' actions and plans for more

23 May 2017
At the recent conference for the PCS union, workers discussed strike action for disputes with EHRC and the DWP

Argos workers strike to defend conditions

23 May 2017
Argos warehouse workers defied bosses’ legal threats to begin a two-week walkout at five depots across England last Wednesday.

EHRC strikers resist the onslaught on public sector jobs

16 May 2017
Workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are fighting sackings brought on by Tory budget cuts.

Fujitsu under fire as strikers hit trade fair

09 May 2017
Unite union members walked out for 24 hours across IT giant Fujitsu’s sites on Monday.

Rolls-Royce workers rev up as strikes against BMW’s pension robbery spread

09 May 2017
Workers making Rolls-Royce cars in Goodwood, West Sussex, struck for the first time in almost 40 years last Friday.

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

Strike ballot hits the buffers as threshold thwarts RMT

25 April 2017
A vote for strikes by London Underground workers has been possibly the first to fall foul of new Tory ballot thresholds.

As walkouts hit schools, BMW, colleges and the railways - strikes are an election issue

25 April 2017
Several groups of workers are refusing to put their struggles to one side in the run-up to the general election and are holding successful strikes.

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

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half

04 April 2017
Teachers and school support staff at three London schools are on strike today, Thursday, against cuts.

Reports round up—Unite workers fight for pensions

14 March 2017
Unite strikes are growing along with Ian Allinson's campaign, cleaners take on the bosses and Picturehouse workers go from strength to strength

Durham and Derby TA's won't be beaten

14 March 2017
TA's are still going strong

Anti-sexist action fuels the fight back against Trump

14 March 2017
Activists tell Socialist Worker how International Women’s Day became a focus for the movement in the US with massive numbers of women taking to the streets

British Airway strikers defy management with mass pickets at airports

14 March 2017
BA workers continue their strike against poverty pay from Brutish Airways

Ian Allinson for Unite—invite Ian to your workplace and help build the campaign

14 March 2017
Ian Allinson is the left wing candidate for Unite general secretary, invite him to speak at your workplace and help with the campaign

What does the Tory Trade Union Act mean for trade unionism?

07 March 2017
As the Trade Union Act comes into force, Sadie Robinson looks at the barriers that aim to stop workers striking—and why the Tories want them

British Airways cabin crew call a fresh week-long strike

28 February 2017
It would bring the running total of strike days to 26 in the Unite union members’ fight against poverty pay. Also: unofficial walkout in the post and other stories

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