On Monday (19-3-12) Athens Seafarers union walked out over further cuts to their pensions. The strike was 100% solid with morning picket lines well supported. During the action a car deliberately drove off the waterfront into the sea killing the driver. It later turned out to be a suicide. Local radio reported that a small business owner killed himself to avoid his debts being thrust upon his family. His car was later winched out of the harbour by the port authorities.
Film length: 2:19 A flashmob descends on the National Gallery to protest over the sacking of PCS rep Candy Udwin In the dispute over privatisation. Show your support for the gallery workers: Join the picket […]
Film length: 6:15 Anger grows on another solid and determined strike by junior doctors at the start of April, as the department of health admits that changes in the contracts will disadvantage women.
Council workers in Barnet held a 50 strong picket line at the entrances to the North London Business Park today where Barnet council is based. The dispute is over the privatisation of services and contracts […]