The following article provides a short summary about a strike of building workers in London in Autumn 2004. Apart from the more or less self-organised character of the struggle, with workers assemblies in parks and blockage of the site entrances, we think that there were two main interesting aspects of the dispute.
An obituary for British builder, anarchist and asbestos campaigner Pete Turner.
107 workers and their families will face court today in Perth, facing prosecution for taking industrial action following the sacking of their union representative.
A review of "Rank and File or Broad Left: Democracy versus Bureaucracy - A short history of the Building Worker Group" by Brian Higgins, from Black Flag magazine.
Three bricklayers jailed this month for picketing building sites where they'd be refused work have been released.
Construction workers for Laing O'Rourke at the Heathrow Terminal 5 site are likely to begin a three day strike from Tuesday morning at 6.45 until the same time Friday morning over their ongoing pay dispute.