Wapping Dispute

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First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Days Of Hot Metal: Life On Fleet Street

[embedded content]Last year we told you about Going Underground , a fascinating oral history documentary about the tube, made by primary schoolchildren and educational charity digital: works. They’ve done it again with Banging Out , an engrossing tale ... [Published Londonist - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Two days to remember: Orgreave Truth & Justice campaign

was a hot summer's day. The miners were lightly-clad - many in shorts, tee-shirts, plimsolls. The mood was good-natured. There was the usual humorous banter from the pickets with the police and then, without warning, the police ranks parted, and mounted, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

UK needs its unions to avoid joining US in stagnating real wages mire

_ John Le Carré's Smiley's People was published in 1979, straight after the Winter of Discontent, and there's a scene where spymaster George Smiley travels to Hamburg to make contact with Klaus Kretzschmar, the owner of a sleazy nightclub, the Blue D ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 22 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 22 2014 - 1 reports

Building the blacklist: police spies and trade unionists

In 2009 a UK construction industry blacklist, administered by a private company holding fileson thousands of people, was busted. Evidence is now emerging of policeinvolvement, bringing yet another layer to the scandal of police spies andstate surveillance. ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 22 2014]

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...As Barbara Jackson points out, "We are in the foothills of a large mountain and we are going to need lots of help to push this issue back up the political agenda."
"This is probably of concern for the UK's prospects since the United States went through a number of labour market changes some time before similar shifts in the UK. These include greater "flexibility" and a massive reduction in the extent of union bargaining over wages" they wrote

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