Tag: Ritzy cinema

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...

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...

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...

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 workers start new strike tonight

Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will today (13 December) began another session of strikes in their campaign for the London Living Wage of £10.20...

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...

Brixton’s Ritzy once more at centre of Living Wage campaign

Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will demonstrate on Windrush Square today (5 November) and tomorrow join the biggest strike in the history of British...

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...

‘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...

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...

Cinema workers’ pay campaign reaches East Dulwich

The gelaterias, boulangeries and French wine shops of East Dulwich echoed to chants of “The workers united will never be defeated”, as staff at...