Liverpool SolFed is organising a campaign against bad working conditions in the hospitality sector. The hospitality industry, which includes workplaces like pubs, restaurants, hotels, canteens, etc. has an important presence in the city and is well known for abuses and exploitation. Our aim is to get willing workers of the sector together to fight back … Continue reading Stop abuses in Hospitality!
At Easter, Liverpool-SolFed made a call out to protest against working conditions at Sandemans, a company who offers "Free Tours" in Liverpool and across Europe. "Free Tour" does not mean that guides are volunteers. In Sandeman’s case they are ‘self-employed workers’ and their incomes are based on the tips that are given at the end … Continue reading Against work insecurity!
Although Liverpool SolFed is still a small and very recent group, we were present at the May Day demonstration in Liverpool. A few comrades join the parade from Toxteth Library to St. Georges Hall alongside different unions and groups active in the area. The march was quite well attended and developed in a festive and … Continue reading SolFed in Liverpool streets for May day
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
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
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