Tag: cineworld

Brixton Ritzy told it must reinstate sacked living wage campaigners

TWO staff members at Brixton's Ritzy cinema who were sacked for organising the campaign of strikes for a living wage have won their jobs...

New Lambeth Picturehouse will not pay London Living Wage

Staff at the new Picturehouse cinema in West Norwood that shares its premises with a Lambeth council library and is due to open on...

International Women’s Day backing for Picturehouse living wage campaign

Living wage campaigners at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema and others in the Picturehouse chain are to link up with the International Women’s Strike campaign on...

Ritzy workers plan week-long strike

Workers campaigning to be paid the London Living Wage at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will join other Picturehouse chain employees in a week of action...

Ritzy fund soars in response to management threats

Management at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema has escalated the nationally important dispute there by threatening to lock out workers campaigning to be paid the official...

Ritzy owner to spend £2.7 billion, but will not pay living...

Cinema operator Cineworld, the ultimate owner of Brixton’s Ritzy, while refusing to pay staff there the London Living Wage, is planning to spend £2.7 billion...

Boost for Ritzy Picturehouse living wage campaign

The campaign for a living wage for workers in the Picturehouse cinema chain received a boost last night when Lewisham council chose the Curzon...

Film industry heavyweights tell Picturehouse to settle

Significant UK film industry figures, including I, Daniel Blake producer Rebecca O’Brien; producer Tony Garnett; writer Paul Laverty; and Suffragette director Sarah Gavron, have...

‘Keep fighting. You are giving all of us hope’

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell today (1 July) told striking Ritzy workers and their supporters outside the Brixton cinema that he and Jeremy Corbyn would...

MPs ‘extremely concerned’ over Ritzy sackings

Seven MPs have written to The Guardian expressing “extreme concern” at alleged victimisation of trade union reps at Brixton’s Ritzy Cinema. They include local MP...

It’s about justice: Now East Dulwich joins Ritzy strikers

Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will join colleagues from four other Picturehouse cinemas in strikes this weekend as they step up their campaign for...

MP Helen Hayes backs Ritzy campaign with Commons motion

Local MP Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood)  has tabled an early day motion (EDM) – a parliamentary device to highlight an issue –...

Ritzy workers set to strike on BAFTA weekend

  Ritzy cinema staff will be joined on strike on Saturday (11 February) by workers at three other Picturehouse cinemas – Hackney, Picturehouse Central and...

BECTU ballot for strike action after Ritzy job cuts

BECTU have released a ballot for strike action after Picturehouse cinemas refused to back down over job cuts at the Ritzy cinema. Staff and Picturehouse management...

FILM: Brixton Blog’s Thursday round-up

By Ashley Clark Another week at South London’s best cinema. This week, some actual news! The big news this week is that the Picturehouse chain of...