Unpaid trials in hospitality are often a way to get free labour in busy periods like weekends. It is too common to find restaurants offering unpaid trials every week or so. Mooboo, a company specialising in “bubble tea” with 12 stores around UK, went a step further and started forcing their applicants to do a 40-hour … Continue reading THE BUBBLE IN TEA SECTOR: UNPAID TRIALS
220 guard roles are due to be lost in Liverpool, this is not only unacceptable but will endanger the safety of passengers and rail workers alike. The recent wall collapse at Lime Street shows how essential the role of guards is on trains, this collapse could have resulted in fatal consequences if the trains involved … Continue reading SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members
A group of people joined the #OneDayWithoutUs rally called by Liverpool Solidarity Federation and marched from Bold Street to Lime Street to show solidarity with the Anti-Trump rally. Liverpool SolFed supported the National Day #OneDayWithoutUs, a campaign to celebrate migrant contribution to the United Kingdom. SolFed members and supporters decided to make a call out … Continue reading Migrant supporters marched on Liverpool
Liverpool Solidarity Federation is supporting the national campaign #OneDayWithoutUs, hosting a rally against criminalisation of migrant workers on Monday February 20th, at 6 PM at The Lyceum, 1 Bold Street, L1 4NW.In the UK, as in many other so-called developed countries, there is a high rate of inequality. While bosses, landlords and politicians are getting … Continue reading STOP CRIMINALISATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS
Liverpool Solidarity Federation is starting an information campaign around Deliveroo workers' struggles around the UK in the last months. The aim of the campaign is share experiences with the Deliveroo workers, inform them about other struggles in Deliveroo and other companies and offer them support in case the want to organise and fight back.Back in … Continue reading SolFed starts a campaign about Deliveroo’s struggles
A former room attendant in a Hotel at Albert Dock (Liverpool) got paid after demanding wages owed to her via SolFed. The company paid up before any public campaign started and just a few days after Solidarity Federation contacted them.The text bellow is her own direct testimony:Looking for a job was not as easy as … Continue reading A worker gets paid after organising
Staff of the hotel is demanding a living wage and an end to zero hours contract. RMT is balloting for strike on Christmas and New Years due to the Adelphi's blank refusal to negotiate. RMT issued formal notice of the ballot, which closes on December 15, after the company flatly refused to negotiate a fair … Continue reading The Adelphi staff demands a living wage
On 23rd November 2016, the Treasury announced in the Autumn Statement that they “will ban fees to tenants as soon as possible”. So, right now fees are still legal in England & Wales, and it is not very clear when they will be outlawed. Meanwhile, here is some information about what fees are and how … Continue reading Have fees to tenants already been banned?
After a few years' absence, SolFed is back in Liverpool. During recent months, we have been meeting with comrades in Manchester, supporting their activities and trying to find out how to restart things here. Now a few of us have decided to take the step to start the process of becoming a SolFed Local.Liverpool SolFed group … Continue reading SolFed is back in Liverpool!
Solidarity Federation (SF) has once again appeared on the streets of Liverpool after an absence of more than two years. Recently joined members have moved into the city, and have been in contact with Manchester Solidarity Federation. So, in December 2015 SF members from both cities organised a literature stall and leafleted members of the … Continue reading SolFed reappears on the streets of Liverpool