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From The Socialist newspaper, 12 May 2021
Sparks fight continues
Sparks protest in Cardiff 28 April 2021, photo Dave Reid (Click to enlarge)
London sparks continued the fight against deskilling by again targeting offices of landlords Landsec, Land Securities Group, because NG Bailey has its maintenance contract.
NG Bailey is still looking to use the electrical service operator (ESO) grade to attack electricians' wages by employing unskilled labour.
As the protesting workers left the building, they warned that the campaign against ESO will be stepped up, just days after sparks walked off site in Whitby in North Yorkshire and blockaded a job in Cardiff. This will include protests at retail parks, where NG Bailey has jobs or maintenance contracts.
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In The Socialist 12 May 2021:
Hartlepool sums up Labour crisis
Scotland: Pro-independence majority in highly polarised election
Welsh Labour holds on to government but new crises loom
TUSC is back
Bobby Sands - Nothing but an Unfinished Song
British state absolves itself from killings during 'the Troubles'
Is Biden offering a new 'New Deal'?
Stop Israeli state brutality
Right-wing Partido Popular wins Madrid elections - a warning to the working class
United action needed to defeat fire and rehire
RMT: Militant industrial and political strategy must be fought for
National Education Union needs a socialist, fighting deputy general secretary
Thurrock refuse workers strike escalates
Ealing parking wardens strike against Serco over absence policy
Norwich City Council workers vote for strike action over broken promises on pay and conditions
Beal school strikers suspend action after possible victory
Sparks fight continues
Obituary - Jon Elvin
The Socialist 12 May 2021 |
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