Monthly Archives: July 2012

Britons rally in support of Greek strikers

Morning Star Tuesday 24 July 2012 by John Millington Printable Email Trade unionists in Britain flooded to the Greek embassy in London on Monday to show solidarity with striking steelworkers after their picket lines were attacked by riot police in … Continue reading

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Hysteria Generated over the Olympic Games!

No to the Hysteria Generated over the Olympic Games! Stop The Olympic Missiles – Don’t Play Games With Our Lives.Much hysteria is being generated over the issue of “security” during the Olympic Games, which has its opening ceremony on July … Continue reading

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Spain anti-austerity protests end in unrest

Spanish police have fired rubber bullets to clear demonstrators in Madrid as a day of nationwide protests against spending cuts ended in unrest. Protesters set alight rubbish bins as riot police charged them in the city centre, near the parliament … Continue reading

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Jaguar workers vote for efficiencies

Jon Griffin, Birmingham Post Jaguar workers have backed a crucial blueprint for the future of Birmingham’s Castle Bromwich factory in a key shopfloor ballot – clearing the path for up to 5,000 jobs. Workers at the Birmingham plant reversed a … Continue reading

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John Lewis Cleaners strike.

Today cleaners at John Lewis’ Oxford St. store have struck work and formed picket lines outside. This is the first time in its 148 year history that a strike has taken place at the store. John Lewis has a reputation … Continue reading

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Canada: End of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Phony Lockout

Union President Reflects on What the Workers Achieved – Interview, Marc Maltais, President, Syndicat des travailleurs de l’aluminium d’Alma – TML: On July 5, at three different membership meetings, the Alma Rio Tinto Alcan workers voted in favour of the … Continue reading

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ASLEF announce strike dates on East Midlands Trains

18 Jul 2012 ASLEF’s Executive Committee announced today (18-07-12) that approximately 450 ASLEF members employed by East Midland’s Trains will take strike action on the following dates. August 6-7-8, 2012, as part of their on-going dispute with EMT over pensions … Continue reading

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