Submitted by IWW Europe on Nov 14 2012 19:02
On Wednesday 14 November 2012, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) announced their intention to ballot IWW unionised John Lewis cleaning staff for industrial action. The outsourced cleaners work at four different John Lewis sites in London and are employed by cleaning contractor Integrated Cleaning Management (ICM). This announcement follows a previous press release on Monday 12 November, in which IWW lodged a fresh pay dispute on behalf the IWW unionised cleaners at John Lewis. Attached campaign press releases can be downloaded at the bottom of this article.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Nov 13 2012 17:37
More than 3,000 students and unemployed workers demonstrated on November 12 in Naples as a protest against the Ministers of Labour and Education, who were in town to attend an intergovernmental summit on occupational policies.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on Nov 13 2012 12:47
Another round of austerity measures has been approved in Greece. Before, during and after the vote people went on strike and took to the streets. And there are signs of resistance stiffening.
Submitted by IWW Europe on Nov 12 2012 20:46
On Monday 12th November 2012 the Industrial Workers of the World union (IWW) lodged a fresh pay dispute on behalf of outsourced cleaners at John Lewis.
Submitted by Caiman del Barrio on Nov 12 2012 20:14
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Nov 12 2012 16:12
The struggle of IKEA workers in Italy goes on.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Nov 11 2012 20:55
Following on from recent occupations, strikes and demonstrations by health workers in Milan, workers at San Raffaele Hospital block traffic on a major ringroad to protest against planned redundancies.
Submitted by Cindy Milstein on Nov 10 2012 06:25
(Originally written on November 9, 2012)
Submitted by Cindy Milstein on Nov 10 2012 06:20
One of a series of blogs from Cindy Milstein on living through the hurricane. While power is out and tanks roll in, somehow people are still making it in to work...
Submitted by Cindy Milstein on Nov 10 2012 06:17
(Originally written on November 1, 2012)
Submitted by libcom on Nov 9 2012 17:46
Libcom.org is very happy to announce that one of our US-based users, Juan Conatz, has joined the admin collective.
Submitted by Soapy on Nov 8 2012 17:55
As tuition reaches untenable levels, American University students are uniting and fighting back
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 8 2012 17:52
Some brief observations regarding attitudes towards the repression of the far-right by state forces.
Submitted by Collective Action on Nov 8 2012 13:39
The following was published as an introduction and a primer for an anarchist reading of the following text - 'What is Communisation? - Leon de Mattis - as a result it assumes a certain understanding of concepts within communisation theory (outlined in that text) as well as being a rather cursory presentation of the controversies therein. Nonetheless we reproduce it by itself as a useful starting point for further investigation and debate into the relationship between these revolutionary theories.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Nov 8 2012 13:29
Verdi15, an occupied student residence, was cleared out. Students and left wing activists demonstrated.
Submitted by Spartacus on Nov 8 2012 11:32
Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during October 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.
Submitted by Recomposition on Nov 8 2012 04:49
An account written by Abbey Volcano about non-profit employment, lack of medical insurance and divisions in the workplace.
Submitted by Rob Ray on Nov 6 2012 04:10
I've been off blogging recently for various reasons, but having put together a few audio files recently it struck me that there's not really anywhere that such things are being collated (or the specific files at least). This might be something for a dedicated section on libcom one day, I don't know but in the meantime, I thought I might list a few bits and pieces over the next little while...
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Nov 3 2012 10:43
Four workers have been hospitalized after riots took place in front of the gates of the Ikea plant in Piacenza this morning (November 2).
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 3 2012 00:43
For the first seven weeks of the National Football League (NFL) season, bosses have locked out all 212 unionised referees.