casualisation

A look at the growing revolt against the CPE

A quick overview of the struggle so far over the new French labour law liberalisation package the CPE over the past few weeks.

France: Hundreds of thousands fight attacks on young workers

France has been hit with a wave of strikes, protests, marches and university occupations in recent days as workers, students and young people fight a new legal state assault on employment rights, reports Jef Costello for libcom.org news.

1million walk out against French labour reform

Over one million French workers struck and demonstrated yesterday, October 4th against planned labour reforms by the Jacques Chirac’s government.

1995-1997: Mersey docks dispute - Dave Graham

Dave Graham's detailed and fascinating history of the eventually unsuccessful Liverpool dockers dispute.

The 35 hours-week law, the french way for flexibilisation

Anti-35-hour week cartoon from the bourgeois press.

Collective Action Notes put forward their analysis of the implementation of the 35-hour week in France and the reality of it as it will affect the working class.

Class struggle in a German town - Wildcat

Philippsburg nuclear-power plant

Great text from 1986 looking at the class struggle in Philippsburg, Germany, from a group of temp workers who worked on the construction of the Philippsburg nuclear-power plant, amidst the antinuclear power movement.

700 workers end Devon mail wildcat strike

An unofficial strike by Royal Mail staff in Exeter has come to an end. Workers had struck against plans to use casual labour.