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Picturehouse workers call a week-long strike in London

Picturehouse workers call a week-long strike in London Workers at the Picturehouse cinema chain were set to strike continuously for one week from 5am on Saturday 17 February.

Picturehouse bosses resort to legal threats in response to strikes

Picturehouse bosses resort to legal threats in response to strikes Picturehouse cinema workers struck at five sites in London last Saturday and Sunday.

Spread the fight, say Picturehouse strikers

Spread the fight, say Picturehouse strikers Striking workers from five Picturehouse cinemas protested in London’s Leicester Square on Sunday.

Picturehouse strikes kick off in London to demand the Living Wage - and more

Picturehouse strikes kick off in London to demand the Living Wage - and more Workers at five sites of the Picturehouse cinema chain walked out on Wednesday to begin their latest round of strikes. They protested outside the opening of the London Film Festival.

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

Picturehouse cinema strikers vow to continue fight as union calls fresh ballot Workers at five Picturehouse cinema sites in London walked out on Friday and Saturday as part of their long-running campaign.

Picturehouse workers strike for 50th time in pay fight

Picturehouse workers strike for 50th time in pay fight Workers at five Picturehouse cinemas across London walked out yesterday, Friday, in the fiftieth strike of their long-running dispute.

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

20 June 2017
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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

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.

Popcorn bribe doesn't halt Picturehouse cinema workers' strike

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

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

Strikes over pay in York, Hackney and Manchester

08 November 2016
Also: Offshore workers reject bosses’ sham pay offer

Joint cinema workers' strike called after Ritzy workers walk out

11 October 2016
Striking workers at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, marched to the BFI London film festival in Leicester Square on Thursday of last week.

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.

Strikes got Ritzy workers new offer—now calling more can win full demands

05 August 2014
Workers at the Ritzy Picturehouse cinema in Brixton, south London have forced an improved pay offer from their bosses.The offer comes after eleven strikes this year demanding the London Living Wage of £8.80 an hour. 

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. 

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