Workers have won an important victory against a billion-dollar multinational. Here’s why this matters, and what’s coming next.
Despite all the Coronavirus restrictions and people’s well-founded fears of the virus, plus another outburst of monsoon weather early Saturday morning, the protests outside IKEA stores on 24th October, demanding the reinstatement of Richie Venton, were a roaring success.
Torrential rain storms did nothing to dampen the fighting spirits of the trade unionists who turned out to protest at six separate IKEA stores across the UK today, 3rd October, demanding reinstatement of sacked shop steward Richie Venton and full average wages for all sick workers.
Join this Public Rally (via Zoom) to hear those on the front line of struggle speak out. Show your solidarity with Richie, the first shop steward sacked in Scotland over a battle for workers’ safety from Covid-19. Join the campaign to put workers’ lives before profit.
The campaign to reinstate Richie Venton and safeguard sick IKEA workers wages has reached the Scottish Parliament with a question to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Responding to a question from Richie’s MSP Sandra White – herself a former USDAW union rep – the First Minister acknowledged that she knew Richie and his formidable campaigning record overContinue reading “Richie Goes to Holyrood!: IKEA Sacking Raised at First Minister’s Questions”
Workers have staged protests in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Warrington to demand that IKEA reinstate Richie Venton and reinstate sick workers’ wages.
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With your continued support, we will win the reinstatement of Richie Venton and of full average pay for sick workers.
Workers from a multitude of Trade Unions have held a solidarity demo outside of IKEA Braehead, demanding that the firm Reinstate Richie Venton and Reinstate Sick Workers’ Wages.