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Hiraeth documents the beauty and ugliness of South Wales’ industrial past

Hiraeth documents the beauty and ugliness of South Wales’ industrial past Photographer Ceres spoke to Alistair Farrow about the influences behind his new book Hiraeth

Upbeat walkout against job cuts at Manchester Metropolitan University

Upbeat walkout against job cuts at Manchester Metropolitan University Groups of pickets were out in force across Manchester Metropolitan University to begin a two-day strike on Tuesday.

Surgical strikers say low pay won’t cut it

Surgical strikers say low pay won’t cut it The workers who disinfect and sterilise surgical instruments at three south Wales hospitals struck on Wednesday of last week.

The crime of Aberfan

The crime of Aberfan A coal slide killed over a hundred people—most of them children—yet it could have been avoided. It was caused by bosses’ neglect and the complicity of some miners’ union leaders.

Action gets results as museum workers in Wales end eight week strike

Action gets results as museum workers in Wales end eight week strike Striking workers at National Museum Wales have voted to end their dispute after forcing concessions from bosses in their fight over weekend pay.

Welsh museum strike forces bosses to make concessions

Welsh museum strike forces bosses to make concessions Bosses at National Museum Wales have given ground—but some strikers want to keep up the fight, reports Nick Clark

Museum workers on all-out strike in Wales to decide on a new deal

14 June 2016
National Museum Wales bosses have retreated but workers could keep on fighting, argues Nick Clark

Bosses stall on deal, but Wales museum workers on all-out strike remain solid

07 June 2016
PCS union members in Wales are building solidarity as talks are set for this week, writes Nick Clark

Welsh strikers win support amid deadlock in Assembly

17 May 2016
Workers at the National Museum Wales entered the third week of an all-out strike this week as politicians wrangled over who would lead the Welsh government.

Welsh museum strikers demand the politicians take action

11 May 2016
Striking museum workers in Wales rallied outside the Senedd – the Welsh Assembly building in Cardiff – today, Wednesday.

Miners’ flying picket lifts Welsh museum strike

10 May 2016
National Museum Wales bosses threatened to call the police against striking workers in south Wales last week.

Displaying resistance - why museum workers in Wales are on all-out strike

03 May 2016
Few would have pictured museum and gallery workers in the front line of struggle in Wales. But with an all-out strike beginning last week these low paid staff are exhibiting a new wave of an old tradition, reports Nick Clark

Welsh museum workers go all out

28 April 2016
Museum workers across Wales are in urgent need of solidarity after beginning an all-out strike today, Thursday.

Museum workers in Wales could step up their strikes

19 April 2016
Museum workers in Wales could escalate their action against bosses’ plans to slash weekend pay.

National Museums Wales bosses hit by fresh strike wave over pay

12 April 2016
Workers at National Museums Wales began a wave of strikes last weekend against bosses’ plans to slash weekend premium pay rates.

Tata bosses dump their workers to save their profits

05 April 2016
Steel workers and their supporters protested in Port Talbot on Saturday against the planned closure of the steelworks.

Bad day for Nazis in South Wales and Yorkshire

30 March 2016
Over 500 people protested against the Nazi National Front (NF) in Swansea last Saturday.

DWP workers' pay rise should not have strings attached

30 March 2016
PCS union members in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will soon be offered an above inflation pay offer for the first time in years.

Industrial round up

15 March 2016
Blacklist protest |Picadilly line |Strike at the Opera |Nazis not welcome in South Wales |TUC women back junior doctors

Protest in Cardiff says no to Tories' Trade Union Bill

08 March 2016
Around 500 people protested against the Tories’ Trade Union Bill in Cardiff last Saturday.

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