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How to kill an act of parliament: solidarity, agency and the dockers in the 1960s and 1970s

A paper by Jack Saunders on how an unofficial network of workplace union reps/dockworkers defeated the 1971 Industrial Relations Act.

Unions woo capital's bike couriers: Rival groups are competing for the organisation of dispatch riders in an effort to improve pay and conditions

Article from The Guardian April 9, 1990 about the libertarian direct action union the Despatch Industry Workers Union.

Latin american workers in Unite: from heroes to pariahs

Justice for Cleaners

In September 2009, Unite evicted the Latin American Workers Association from the office space which they had been providing. LAWAS had not only been backing migrant workers agains the bosses: they had also been backing them against the union.

Up against the odds - The JJ Foods strike, 1995

An account of the JJ fast food worker's strike in Tottenham, 1995-6, and its lessons for workers today.

Scotland: Airport workers to strike over 2% pay offer

After a 2% pay offer - 2.5% pay cut against inflation - fire-fighters and engineering staff in Highland airports in the T&G (Unite) union have decided to strike from July 30.

More strikes at Grampian foods

Workers at Grampian foods at Llangefni are to strike Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week.

Scotland Tesco drivers suspend strike after talks

The second strike of Tesco truck drivers has been suspended pending negotiations.

Second strike called in Tesco truckers' dispute

A second strike has been called in the row over changes to working conditions for drivers based at Tesco's Livingston distribution depot.

Scotland: Ten week strike to come to an end

Sunvic Controls factory

Workers at a South Lanarkshire factory are expected to return to work after spending 10 weeks on strike.

Tesco truckers' strike: 25% of normal loads going out

Only 25 per cent of normal truckloads of groceries and supplies are getting out of the Tesco distribution depot at Livingston near Edinburgh as the strike by drivers takes effect (reported previously on libcom), according to reliable inside information given to the T&G section of Unite - the union.