Lights, Camera, Direct Action

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A growing wave of direct action is bringing change to the low wage culture of London’s cinemas. One fifth of workers’ pay in Britain is beneath the living wage (or ‘poverty threshold wage’) of £7.65 an hour. The employees at London’s independent cinemas are amongst those experiencing exploitation, but a growing wave of direct action at two cinemas in particular – the Curzon Cinema chain and the Ritzy cinema in Brixton – is beginning to challenge that. There are lessons from these campaigning workers which “Low Pay Britain” can learn from. – Read on at The Occupied Times

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