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Who's joining the fight against the Tories?

Issue No. 2269

Several trade unions are preparing to go into battle against the Tory assault on workers...

Prospect: Strike ballot announced

FDA: Strike ballot announced

PCS: Live ballot over pensions, pay and cuts. Committed to November strike

Nipsa: Ballot for strike over pensions, pay and jobs starts 30 September for November strike

Unison: Preparing to ballot local government and health sectors on pensions

GMB: Ready to ballot for three days’ action in November

ATL: Committed to further coordinated strikes to defend pensions

NASUWT: Balloting for strikes over attacks on pensions, working conditions and jobs

UCU: Members in Teachers’ Pension Scheme will strike again in autumn. Also balloting lecturers in older universities in USS pension scheme

NUT: Committed to further coordinated strikes to defend pensions

EIS: Scottish teachers’ union will ballot for strikes to defend pensions

UCAC: Welsh education union won its strike ballot over pensions this week

NAHT: Head teachers’ union says it will ballot members over pensions

FBU: Ready to ballot after branch meetings show solid support for action

...and others could follow

  • British Airways workers in the NAPS pension scheme met this week to discuss attacks on pensions
  • RCN, RCM, BMA health unions: Seriously discussing the possibility of action


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