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Search words: Workers Solidarity

international / miscellaneous / press release Saturday October 17, 2009 15:43 by mds
Activists ratify Constitution, launch agenda, begin organization anew. read full story / add a comment
national / eu / press release Thursday September 24, 2009 19:11 by PRO Workers Solidarity Movement   text 4 comments (last - monday september 28, 2009 15:29)
Anarchist organisation, Workers Solidarity Movement (WSM) has attacked Michael O'Leary's support for the Lisbon treaty, describing O'Leary as "one of Ireland's most notorious anti-union employers"
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national / eu / press release Monday September 21, 2009 19:44 by PRO Workers Solidarity Movement
Anarchist organisation Workers Solidarity Movement has stated that the foisting of NAMA on the Irish people is a clear reason why people should reject the Lisbon treaty, and has rejected attempts by establishment politicians to claim that there is no connection between the two. read full story / add a comment
dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Tuesday September 15, 2009 18:23 by pat c   text 2 comments (last - thursday september 24, 2009 13:39)
The High Court has granted an injunction restraining SIPTU and the Irish Congress of Trade Union from distributing flyers about or publishing the personal details of people who have continued to work during a strike at the Marine Terminal company in Dublin Port. Mr Justice Feeney ruled that Workers were entitled to use strong language including the word 'scab' during protests outside the company's gates.

Below is full text of statement issued by The Dublin Port Workers Support Group , following todays High Court ruling.

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national / eu / press release Monday September 07, 2009 22:56 by PRO
The Workers Solidarity Movement(WSM) has called for a No vote in the Lisbon referendum, referring to it as “a treaty for the rich”, and claiming that “people in Ireland can do a lot better than a choice between the clowns in the Dáil or those in Brussels”. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Monday August 24, 2009 23:36 by Daithi Byrne   image 2 images
Dublin activists today took part in a march organised by the Dublin Port Workers Group, which have been locked in a bitter dispute with their employer Peel Ports Group. The dockers have held out for over seven weeks, and were forced to strike after their employer imposed force redundancies and introduced new contracts with pay cuts and worse conditions. Despite the company employing scabs from Britain, and a security firm made up of ex-SAS operatives, the communities of Irishtown, East Wall and Ringsend have stood by the dockers in support. The company also took a high court injunction preventing effective picketing. Dock Workers from across Europe have sent messages of Solidarity and after pledges of similar action, Rotterdam was shut down in support of the action in Dublin today. read full story / add a comment
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international / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Monday July 27, 2009 17:50 by pat c   image 1 image
On Saturday August 1, Hands Off the People of Iran will be playing a fundraising cricket match against the Labour Representation Committee. The team captains, John McDonnell MP (LRC) and Attila the Stockbroker (HOPI), will be tossing a coin at 11 am, and the first ball will be bowled at noon. Even the weather should not be able to get in our way, as we will have numerous gazebos with a fully-stocked bar and food.

You dont have to be in London to support this event. Go to http://www.hopoi.org/index.html and click on the paypal donate button. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Saturday July 11, 2009 11:31 by Diarmuid Breatnach   text 16 comments (last - sunday august 09, 2009 02:26)
Seomra Spraoi collective took the decision on political grounds to refuse Basque Solidarity group the use of their space for a Basque festival. Dublin Basque Solidarity Committee accuses Seomra of breaking a previous undertaking to allow them a right to reply to objections raised against them and states that they are aligning themselves with the oppressors of the Basque people. read full story / add a comment
national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Wednesday July 08, 2009 09:52 by National Sec.   text 1 comment (last - wednesday july 08, 2009 13:35)
The Workers Solidarity Movement is calling on our fellow Workers to support the national TEEU strike. This is an important battle for all of us, the first big blow against the employers’ wage-cutting agenda.

The strike is about an overdue 11% pay rise. The 10,500 TEEU members employed by electrical contractors at about 240 sites and factories have not been paid their agreed increases for more than three years. And now their employers want a 10% wage cut as well. read full story / add a comment
international / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Friday June 26, 2009 16:47 by Liz Chinchen
Workers from across London will be giving up their lunch hour today (Friday) to attend a protest outside the Iranian Embassy against its Government's harsh treatment of trade unionists, something which is feared will get even worse in the wake of the current street demonstrations.

Long before the current crackdown against Iranians disputing the recent presidential election result, the Government had been harassing and intimidating trade unionists. In Iran members of independent trade unions are frequently beaten up or thrown into prison. And there are concerns that attacks on trade unionists will increase as protesters look for other ways of demonstrating against the regime by taking part in strikes and other work-related protests read full story / add a comment
national / politics / elections / press release Wednesday June 03, 2009 15:11 by Workers Solidarity Movement   text 49 comments (last - tuesday june 09, 2009 00:10)   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Anarchist organisation, Workers Solidarity Movement (WSM), has claimed that voting in Friday’s local, European and by-elections is a waste of time. read full story / add a comment
On May Day, Workers and their families who had gathered at Tehran’s Laleh Park, following a call by the May Day Organising Committee (made up of Iran’s independent labour organisations), to voice their demands and to commemorate this day, were attacked by the police and security forces and plain clothes officers. A number of people who were in the park were also attacked. Using various brutal means and instruments, the security forces seriously injured a large number of people and arrested and put in jail over 150. Of these, around 100 are still in prison. read full story / add a comment
international / politics / elections / press release Friday May 15, 2009 16:25 by Darya Homan
Members and supporters of Hands Off the People of Iran will be leafleting a meeting organised by The Guardian Public Forum on the evening of Tuesday May 19 in the reading room of the British Museum. Amongst the speakers will be Ata’ollah Mohajerani, an adviser to ayatollah Mehdi Karroubi, who is one of the reformist candidates in the June 12 presidential elections in Iran; and Elaheh Rostami-Povey, a member of the Socialist Workers Party.
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international / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Wednesday May 06, 2009 14:09 by KHC   text 1 comment (last - wednesday may 06, 2009 16:02)
Workers and freedom loving people!

This is a follow up statement to the May Day Organizing Committee’s first report on the violent attack by police and intelligence forces at the May Day rally in Laleh Park, Tehran, May 1st, 2009, during which more than 150 Workers and their families as well as activists of women’s and students’ movements were arrested. The updates for public information and appropriate actions, as of today, are as follows:
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national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Tuesday May 05, 2009 21:41 by Sean Matthews
A former Visteon worker will be speaking this Saturday 9th May in An Culturlann, in a public meeting organised by the Workers Solidarity Movement. read full story / add a comment
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national / anti-capitalism / press release Wednesday February 25, 2009 12:39 by Workers Solidarity   image 1 image
In February, the WSM continued its series of public meetings about why capitalism is in crisis and why working people should refuse to make sacrifices to benefit the rich. Limerick and Bray were the latest. We will be continuing our efforts to spread anarchist ideas in this vein over the coming months, with meetings planned for Drogheda, Galway, Derry, Navan, Tralee, Tipperary and Ballina. Also, our next radio show will be appearing on NEAR 90.3 FM, a Dublin community radio station, in the near future. read full story / add a comment
Join the demonstration on Saturday - demand a public sector strike
national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Wednesday February 18, 2009 12:16 by WSM   image 1 image
As soon as possible we need a unified day of strike action across the entire public sector to demand withdrawal of this pay cut. One day of strike action is unlikely to be enough to force a change of government policy. So this needs to be followed up with an ongoing campaign of strike action. Join us for the march on Saturday at the Parnell monument from 1.30. read full story / add a comment
waterford / anti-capitalism / press release Monday February 02, 2009 17:34 by Kevin
The Waterford Glass Workers have taken a stand. We need to build support and show Solidarity ... read full story / add a comment
500 animals a day killed in HLS
international / animal rights / press release Tuesday January 27, 2009 00:09 by ciaran   image 1 image
SHAC IRELAND DEMO FRIDAY NIGHT 30TH JAN
at 6pm
At the FOUR SEASONS HOTEL,BALLSBRIDGE

Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty Demo at a Bayer Schering Pharma Dinner /Meeting event on Friday 30th January at 6.00 pm.( Bayer are having their meeting at 7pm followed by a meal at 8pm.)

We have received information of this event anonymously as it was not advertised. Please try attend as it is SHAC Bayer week.
This demo is in support of the UK SHAC 7.EMAIL IF YOU CAN ATTEND PLEASE.

PLEASE MAKE THIS IMPORTANT DEMO.

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