7 November 2014
Smashing victory for St Mungo’s Broadway strikers
On Wednesday morning (5 November) workers for the homelessness charity St Mungo’s Broadway were due to begin a 10 day strike with picket lines outside their workplaces followed by a mass protest outside of Griffin House. Instead they made their way to a victory rally at the St Mungo’s Broadway headquarters.
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Unite the Resistance printable timetable for “Striking Together – Organising to win” conference Saturday 15 November
A printable version of the conference timetable is available here for you to use to help book people up for the conference.
Crane drivers who work on some of the largest construction sites in Britain, employed by HTC Plant Limited took strike action on Friday 7 November.
The employers have responded by barring workers from working this weekend.
Further strikes are planned for Friday 14 and Friday 21 November.
for more information go here
GMB refuse and recycling workers in Sheffield indefinite strike continues (began Saturday 1 November)
GMB members employed by the Green Company, running five recycling centres as a subcontractor to Veolia for Sheffield City Council, are currently taking continuous strike action from 1st November in a dispute over pay, facilities and how the contract is managed.
Click here for further details
Support strikes at Fortismere and Highgate Wood schools to defend suspended NUT rep, Julie Davies
Highgate Wood and Fortismere schools in North London are striking for a further two days this coming week, and two days the following week. For details of how to support Julie visit the website here
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UCU marking boycott
A national marking boycott began in the universities yesterday Thursday 6 November, with some university managements threatening a 100 percent pay dock for staff taking part. Bradford university has threatened an all out strike in response. More information and a list of the universities taking part are listed here.