Once again, there’s a lot going on. In London, employees at two McDonald’s stores are balloting for strike action over working conditions and bullying of union members, which has to be the biggest action at a UK McDonald’s since at least the days of the old McDonald’s Workers’ Resistance group. The bakers’ union BFAWU are also launching an ambitious push to organise Amazon workers:
Also in the capital, the long-running Picturehouse living wage dispute continues, with workers at the Brixton Ritzy and the Central, Crouch End, East Dulwich and Hackney Picturehouses on strike from 4pm on Friday 4 August until 5am on Sunday 6 August. Picket lines will be in operation 4pm-8pm on Friday and Saturday.
Unite seem to be keeping impressively busy: there’s the hospital workers, BA cabin crew, and Bank of England staff striking in London, with the BA strikers in particular seeming willing…
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