"This is a protest they will never understand" said one youth, as he, along with around 2,000 other young people, camped out in Puerta del Sol square in Madrid, defying a ban on demonstrations in the days before municipal and regional elections on Sunday 22 May.
Solidarity 3/205, 25 May 2011
Tube drivers could now strike alongside other public sector workers on 30 June as part of the ongoing dispute to win the reinstatement of victimised union activist Arywn Thomas.
RMT members working for Heathrow Express will begin a 48-hour strike on Friday 28 May as they seek an improved pay offer from management.
Max Watson, chair of London Metropolitan University Unison, told Solidarity about the union’s campaign against course closures.
This year’s CWU Conference comes as the pressure in both the postal and telecoms sectors is set to increase.
PCS conference has agreed that members will be balloted over jobs, pensions, redundancy payouts and pay.
Readers respond to Pat Murphy’s article Why super-injunctions are good (Solidarity 3-204).
Stuart Jordan responds to North London Solidarity Federation (SolFed) in our continuing debate on the differences and similarities between Marxist and anarchist traditions.
In some areas, notably Nottingham, union activists are preparing for the probable strike against pension cuts on 30 June in one way.