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


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


FREE TOUR, SCARED GUIDE'S CONCEPT

In 2004, the American psychologist Chris Sandeman founded the first tourist company based on the “free tour” concept in Germany. Though, since then, many more companies with the same concept have arisen, in this article we are focusing on the founder company and leader in this concept, Sandemans New Europe because, having worked for it,


THE BUBBLE IN TEA SECTOR: UNPAID TRIALS

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


SolFed stands in solidarity with striking RMT members

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


Migrant supporters marched on Liverpool

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. (more…)


STOP CRIMINALISATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS

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. (more…)


SolFed starts a campaign about Deliveroo's struggles

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. (more…)


A worker gets paid after organising

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. (more…)


The Adelphi staff demands a living wage

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. (more…)