Ladies tailors strikers

What’s the point of strikes?

They're one of the most powerful tools workers can use.

Throughout history, workers have protested against low salaries, poor working conditions or unfair treatment by simply not showing up to work.

In a lot of ways strikes are a really effective bargaining tool and proves to your boss just how much you're needed. But a lot of strikes fail. Why?

 

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  • Shit Break

    Minimum wage is a good thing to stop employers ripping people off (although this still happens) but the wage rise each year comes at a price… everything PRE minimum wage rise (April) council tax goes up, internet goes up, you pay more tax, phone bill rpi index rise kicks in, public transport goes up, food goes up… so you really don’t gain anything.