Category Archives: Croydon

‘Croydon leisure centre’s face closure for two days in long-running staff ‘cost cutting’ dispute

Croydon’s leisure centre’s face the prospect of closure on Thursday and Friday (18/19 September) when nearly 50 staff strike in the continuing dispute over cost cutting of staff pay by their private sector employer. The 48 recreation assistants, and fitness and swimming instructors – members of Unite, the country’s largest union – are taking strike […]

South London joins thousands against austerity

South London People’s Assembly join thousands against austerity

An estimated 50,000 people marched against austerity in London on Saturday 21 June. The demonstration was called by the People’s Assembly and supported by many national unions including the NUT, Unite, PCS and FBU. The rally in parliament Square was addressed by a variety of speakers including Russell Brand and Len McCluskey. Click here to […]