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Inoculation Against Bosses’ Lies

The first time I went on strike, there had been no strikes in my workplace for decades and none of the union activists had first-hand strike experience. As we prepared to ballot, a rumour circulated that the workplace would close … Continue reading

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Social media in disputes: learning from the electricians’ BESNA win

In any campaign the power of social media should not be underestimated. This became apparent during the construction workers BESNA dispute of 2011. Facebook groups such as “Sparks Against De-skilling and 35% Pay Cut” were set up and were used … Continue reading

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