Solidarity Federation

Tackling the UK's “freelance” TEFL scandal

There's good news for UK language teachers: all of us should be on directly-employed contracts.

The Pop Up Union: a postmortem

Pop-up union members take part in national demo

When management at the University of Sussex announced plans to outsource 235 jobs, workers responded by launching a 'Pop-Up Union', a new tactic in modern British industrial relations. Is this a model other workers can emulate?

Another win for Brighton hospitality workers

These workers stood up to their exploitative boss and you won't believe what happened next.

Victory against wage stealing language school!

After a short but intense campaign, Marta, a receptionist at the Speak Up London language school, has won a week’s unpaid wages and a glowing reference.

Marta: 2, Speak Up: 0

A successful action and a short Twitter callout regarding wage theft at the Speak Up School of English in London.

Solidarity Federation wins unpaid wages in Newcastle

Just in time for May Day, another pay packet win for SolFed - this time it's Newcastle Local's turn.

Reviews: a primer on anarcho-syndicalism for all to read

Lou Rinaldi reviews Solidarity Federation's Fighting For Ourselves: anarcho-syndicalism and the class struggle.

Workers: expect more tube strikes

RMT flag outside tube station

Some Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members are starting to prepare for further strike action on the London Underground (LU) after the second of two planned 48-hour strikes was called off earlier in the month following what was described as a last-minute deal.

Thoughts on SolFed’s anarcho-syndicalism for the 21st century and especifismo

An article by Klas Batalo on SolFed's views and their similarities to other anarchist currents such as the Latin American especifismo.

Attractive hardcopy!

Announcement about some new pamphlets from Thoughtcrime Ink