Tag: Picturehouse

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...

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...

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 union reps were unfairly dismissed

  Union representatives at Brixton’s Ritzy Cinema were unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has ruled. Workers at the Ritzy have been campaigning over several years to...

Corbyn pledges support for Brixton Ritzy strikers

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged solidarity with members of the BECTU union on strike at Picturehouse cinemas, including Brixton’s Ritzy, today (8 March). “I fully...

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 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...

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...

Picturehouse campaigners reject ‘disgraceful’ management’s new threats

Workers employed by the Picturehouse cinema chain at Brixton’s Ritzy and BECTU, their union, have reacted to convoluted new legal threats with an angry...

Picturehouse strikers to defy sack threat

Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema and others in the Picturehouse chain who have been campaigning to be paid the official Living Wage are to...

Brixton Ritzy living wage campaigners strike again

Brixton’s Ritzy workers were back on strike today (23 September) as they clocked up a year of campaigning for the London living wage. They and...

Ritzy workers vote for renewed strikes

Workers at Brixton's Ritzy cinema and others campaigning for the living wage at in the Picturehouse chain venues have defied attempts to "grind them...

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...

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