Tag: Ritzy cinema

Union calls off Ritzy boycott but fight for equal pay continues

The long running dispute between Ritzy workers and Cineworld has been suspended says BECTU, the trade union representing cinema workers. The boycott campaign which...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Ritzy staff demonstrate after three union reps are sacked

Staff at the Ritzy cinema demonstrated in Windrush Square at 6pm today (16 June) to protest the sacking of three union representatives at the...

Union condemns Ritzy suspensions

The trade union representing workers at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema and others in the Picturehouse chain campaigning for a living wage, has condemned as intimidation...

Ritzy bosses suggest they may talk over living wage

Cineworld, the owner of the Picturehouse chain that runs Brixton’s Ritzy, has said it would meet union representatives to try to resolve the dispute over cinema...

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 –...

Film Review: CERTAIN WOMEN

A 2016 Sundance Festival and Toronto Film Festival selection, writer and director Kelly Reichardt’s new film CERTAIN WOMEN flounders through a slow rumination on...

Moonlight – a film that shimmers with that little glimmer of...

As we look forward into a new political era across the pond and a Brexit climate here, could there be a more significant film...

Photography pub quiz at the Ritzy

Brixton-based charity PhotoVoice is hosting its first photography pub quiz at the Ritzy tonight (7 February). It will be part of an evening celebrating everything...

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