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Spikymike
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Feb 23 2021 16:14
UK strike news plus

This comrade continues to post up regular listings (with links) of mainly UK strike news worth dipping into on a regular basis, with occasional commentaries of their own which you can agree or disagree with.
https://nothingiseverlost.wordpress.com

Dyjbas
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Feb 23 2021 18:56

There's also this brief rundown from the CWO: A Sign of Things to Come

And this might be useful, although from a trade unionist perspective: Strike Map

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Mar 1 2021 14:39

And another useful roundup with links here:
https://anarchistcommunism.org/2021/02/27/workplace-notes-13/

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May 5 2021 14:52

This post and attachments covering a number of disputes and strikes related in particular to different UK 'Fire and Rehire' struggles beyond the airline industry is worth another mention here:
https://libcom.org/blog/heathrow-workers-newsletter-no5-05052021

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May 6 2021 16:53

In addition to the coverage in the above newsletter which includes bus company strikes in Manchester and London there are these 2 short pieces from the ACG here:
https://anarchistcommunism.org/2021/05/05/workplace-notes-14/ (although we still need to see the content of any deal with the Manchester UNITE union bus drivers) and
https://anarchistcommunism.org/2021/05/05/fire-and-rehire-a-new-tactic-o...

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May 6 2021 20:57

Without wanting to endorse RS21, I thought this was a good detailed analysis of the Manchester bus dispute: https://www.rs21.org.uk/2021/05/06/manchester-bus-strike-fire-and-rehire...

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May 7 2021 13:29

Reference to the benefits of attending the 'Peoples Assembly' aside this report from the RS21 is good on both the strengths and some significant weaknesses of the strike and the role of the UNITE union with lessons for workers elsewhere whether in a union like UNITE or none. Note especially the reference to concessions made by the union in advance of the strike and the mindset behind this.

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May 23 2021 14:21

This qualification of the bus workers 'victory' here:
https://anarchistcommunism.org/2021/05/23/manchester-bus-workers-not-a-f...
also includes short updates on other recent industrial strikes.

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Aug 29 2021 16:43

Morre late August 2021 UK strike news including about the dispute and strikes at the Royal Parks here again;
https://nothingiseverlost.wordpress.com