Renting with Fortis?

Renting a room with Fortis is not as fabulous as you might expect after reading their publicity. Problems such as water leaks, overcharges, deposit theft and lack of hot water for weeks are quite common in most of their accommodations throughout the UK. Management's policy is to ignore maintenance issues for many weeks to reduce costs. Over … Continue reading Renting with Fortis?

Unsecure Lettings

Liverpool Solidarity Federation concluded its dispute with Secure Lettings. The dispute ended positively with the three tenants involved receiving the whole deposit back and a compensation due to the damp and mold issues during the tenancy. Landlords and letting agencies continue to exploit the vulnerable and transient nature the current housing sector forces tenants to live … Continue reading Unsecure Lettings

Louder than proud

This year, we made our voices heard at Liverpool Pride, because Pride is a day of struggle and celebration. Celebration of our sexualities, our bodies, our identities and our affections. Struggle against an oppressive society which represses and humiliates those who don't fit their moulds. We said loud and clear that, despite the appearance of tolerance, homophobia and … Continue reading Louder than proud

Dispute closed with Alpha Care

Last Monday we reached an agreement with Alpha Care which satisfies the economic demands made by a former worker. This company, specialising in home-care, owed the worker some unpaid hours, mileage and holiday pay. She decided to leave the company because of the working conditions. Liverpool SolFed supported the worker’s demands and distributed, along with other … Continue reading Dispute closed with Alpha Care

SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members

Liverpool SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members and ASLEF members refusing to cross the picket line. The full context of this dispute is scandalous - corrupt local politicians are allowing Merseyrail to take up to a quarter of all passenger fares - profits in the region of £14 million a year – and … Continue reading SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members