09 January 2018
UCU union members are engaged in a crucial ballot for strikes over pensions
12 December 2017
Attacks on steel workers’ pensions at Tata have led to a “feeding frenzy” of advisers and fraudsters looking to cash in
05 December 2017
Postal workers’ union leaders looked set to announce at least parts of a possible agreement with Royal Mail bosses on Tuesday of this week. The CWU union has been in negotiation with bosses in a dispute over pensions, pay and conditions.
28 November 2017
Workers at the University of Brighton struck last week against compulsory redundancies.
21 November 2017
14 November 2017
31 October 2017
The CWU postal workers’ union has warned it could end negotiations early if Royal Mail bosses use talks simply to delay strikes.
31 October 2017
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12 October 2017
Royal Mail bosses won a court battle on Thursday to delay a postal workers’ strike. But the workers are determined to keep fighting—and say bosses’ action has only strengthened their resolve.
02 October 2017
Postal workers have delivered an 89.1 percent vote for strikes on a 73.7 percent turnout, smashing the thresholds under Tory anti-union laws. Nick Clark spoke to postal workers about how they built the ballot
26 September 2017
There are strong signs that Royal Mail workers are voting massively in favour of strikes to protect their pensions, conditions and to win a pay rise above inflation. The ballot closes next Tuesday.
19 September 2017
Postal workers are working hard to deliver a thumping vote for nationwide strikes to defend their pensions, pay and conditions from Royal Mail bosses.
05 September 2017
Postal workers were set to ballot for national strikes as Socialist Worker went to press. They are gearing up for a battle to defend their pensions, pay and conditions.
18 August 2017
The rumblings of a brewing storm in Royal Mail have grown louder over the past few months—and could soon burst into a huge national strike.
23 May 2017
Theresa May tried to pitch her manifesto as progressive with false promises on the NHS and schools. Nick Clark unpicks the attacks that they’re planning
09 May 2017
Tory strategists are deciding whether they will gamble on a new way to attack pensioners and future pensioners.
09 May 2017
Workers making Rolls-Royce cars in Goodwood, West Sussex, struck for the first time in almost 40 years last Friday.
19 April 2017
Workers mounted a solid picket line outside the Mini car factory in Cowley, Oxfordshire, on Thursday. It was the first in a round of coordinated walkouts by Unite union members against BMW bosses’ plans to rob up to 6,000 workers of their pensions.
18 April 2017
Postal workers’ union, the CWU, threatened on Thursday of last week to ballot for strikes to defend pensions.
11 April 2017
Bosses have come up with a new scam to avoid paying pensions.