Tag: London living wage

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...

Council urges Picturehouse to pay Living Wage

Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has again urged Picturehouse, the owner of Brixton’s Ritzy cinema, to pay its staff and other employees the London...

Brixton McDonald’s to be picketed tomorrow morning

Brixton McDonald’s will be picketed tomorrow morning (4 October) as part of a campaign against low pay and zero-hour contracts that is backed by...

Picturehouse seeks to vary planning condition for new Lambeth cinema

Picturehouse cinemas, the owner of Brixton’s Ritzy, is seeking to vary the terms of Lambeth council’s planning conditions for its new cinema in West...

Ritzy strikers close cinema again as key dates approach

Brixton's Ritzy cinema was closed yesterday and will be again today (5 August) as its staff continue their fight to be paid the London...

Ritzy campaigners say housing crisis film showing ‘positive’

Workers at Brixton Ritzy cinema, whose long-running campaign to be paid the London Living wage has attracted national attention, have agreed to view in...

Brixton Ritzy workers to join May Day strike

Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy will join with those at four other Picturehouse cinemas to strike for a total of 24 hours on May Day. It...

Stars back Ritzy boycott call

Giants of the UK film industry have rallied to the cause of low-paid London cinema workers fighting for a living wage. Sir Ian McKellen, Sir...

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...

Ritzy workers reject owners’ ‘legal intimidation’ move

The BECTU section of Prospect, the union representing Picturehouse staff including those at Brixton’s Ritzy campaigning for the London living wage, is to ballot...

Ritzy plans to recruit local staff for weekend work

Local management of the Ritzy cinema in Brixton has launched a drive to recruit weekend staff who live in the area. General manager James Van...

Ritzy workers stage strike for Living Wage with Halloween theme

Ritzy Workers staged their fifth walk out yesterday in their continuing campaign for the London Living Wage. The strikers who rallied in Windrush Square...

Second Ritzy strike to hit festival showings

Ritzy workers will take action for a second time in their current campaign for fair pay on Friday (7 October). The strike at the...

The Ritzy Strike’s Back

Ritzy cinema workers marked the first strike in their new campaign for fair pay today (24 September) with a stirring rendition of the Star Wars...

Ritzy staff ballot for strike action

Members of the entertainment workers’ union BECTU who work at The Ritzy in Brixton are being asked to vote “Yes” in a ballot for...

Picturehouse plan redundancies at the Ritzy

In a terrible blow to our local cinema, staff at the Ritzy Cinema were told this week that around a quarter of them stand...