We closed our Hungarian campaign after three months. We also closed our Iran May Day campaign, noting that all the jailed trade unionists we mentioned have now been released.
We publicized on social media a USW campaign supporting striking steelworkers, an IndustriALL campaign and an ITF campaign supporting workers at the port of Beirut.
We answered a request for help from a farm workers union in Honduras; we may launch a campaign on this.
We proposed launching a campaign in support of striking workers in the National Gallery in London to their union and PSI.
We publicized Unite the Union’s campaign targetting Pizza Express (UK) with a dedicated mailing to our UK list, and publicity on our news pages and on social media – on our initiative.
We did a dedicated mailing to our Australian list to support the AMWU’s Asbestos campaign – at their request.
I will be attending the FES conference on global labour campaigning in October in Berlin.
I began work on the code for our campaign page to compel users to enter a country and email address (for some reason this no longer works and some have made submissions with this field blank).
We added 89 new subscribers so far this month.
Our Swedish list is now considerably larger as we’ve migrated hundreds of Swedes who were on our English list – back in the days when we didn’t regularly campaign in Swedish. It has grown from 387 in early July to 1,245 today. (The Norwegian list remains considerably larger at 2,763.)
We’re attempting to revive the Turkish home page; got one existing correspondent to commit to working on this.
We made a special effort to give comprehensive coverage of the London Underground strikes earlier this month, and promoted that coverage on social media.
We’re slowly reviving our partnership with unionized bookshop Powells.com. See our home page in English – with more to come.
We removed an old link (very prominent) from the top of our Working Women’s News page.
We contacted UNI about an application for membership from a Palestinian postal workers union.