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26 February 2020
The BBC plans to scrap over 500 news jobs.Targets include reductions at Newsnight and 5 Live, but cutbacks will hit the whole division.
12 December 2018
Short reports of workers' struggles including victories for cinema reps and housing workers and a traffic wardens strike.
8 November 2017
The dispute has now lasted over a year
26 July 2017
The BBC has been made to reveal all its staff earning over £150,000 a year. The announcement made front page news in most papers, revealing some eye-watering pay
19 April 2017
Dulwich Picturehouse became the sixth site in the cinema chain to take strike action for the living wage on 15 April
27 February 2017
Strikers gathered from four Picturehouse cinemas
15 February 2017
Bectu members at four sites took simultaneous strike action
11 January 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the latest on the Picturehouse cinema strike and an arrest at a Harrods tips protest.
9 November 2016
Strikers at Hackney Picturehouse picketed the launch of a new film on 4 November, A Bectu rep spoke to Clare Doyle.
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
21 September 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Junior doctors go to court, Ritzy Picturehouse strike announced.
24 August 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Rizty cinema workers ballot for fresh round of pay strikes; unsuccessful Blairite strategist calls for crushing of rail unions.
26 May 2016
Every week sees more workers taking action - how do we make a breakthrough against the bosses' offensive and the Tory cuts?
11 May 2016
The director of hit historical drama Wolf Hall slammed Tory attacks on the BBC with his Bafta acceptance speech. Peter Kosminsky said government cuts would "eviscerate" the Beeb and Channel 4.
25 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Derbyshire college strikes, BBC cuts protest, junior doctors' ballot results.
20 May 2015
ITV production staff in the Bectu, NUJ and Unite unions took national strike action over pay on 14 May
17 September 2014
Bectu union members at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, London, have won a major victory in their fight against low pay and for the Living Wage with a 26% pay increase over three years, writes Laurence Maples, Lambeth Socialist Party.
3 September 2014
Workers at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, have been involved in a long, bold campaign for the London Living Wage of £8.80 an hour, writes Laurence Maples.
31 July 2014
Pickets at Ritzy Picturehouse in south London were faced by corrugated metal walls during their last strike, writes James Ivens.
25 June 2014
Ritzy Cinema strike: Ritzy Cinema workers in Lambeth from the BECTU union were out on strike for a seventh time last weekend in demand of a living wage from Picturehouse Cinemas
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