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Care workers set to coordinate further action with national public sector strikes

23 September 2014
Care workers in the Unison union struck last week in their dispute over pay with bosses at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London.

Your Choice Barnet care workers strike against pay cut

02 September 2014
Care workers at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London are set to strike on Monday and Tuesday of next week against a 9.5 percent pay cut.

Local government round-up

17 June 2014
Barnet | Kirlees | Scotland

Demonstrators take over meeting at Barnet's 'easyCouncil'

11 December 2012
Protesters in Barnet, north London, took over a council meeting as the Tory cabinet voted to hand £750 million of services to private firm Capita.

Fat cat of the week

08 May 2012
Brian Coleman was the highest paid Tory councillor in Britain, pocketing nearly £130,000 a year from four "jobs"But he lost his seat in the London Assembly elections—and will now likely lose up to £90,000Still, at least he’ll keep £40,000 as a cabinet member at Barnet council

North London library occupied to stop closure

05 April 2012
Campaigners have occupied Friern Barnet library in north London on the day it was set to close.

Barnet council workers strike against big sell off

09 February 2012
Striking Barnet council workers bellowed out a determined chant from their picket line on Thursday morning, "Say no to easyCouncil".

Councils - action over pay cuts and privatisation

07 February 2012
Council workers in Barnet were set to strike on Thursday of this week in the latest stage of their long-running battle against privatisation.

A hard fight to stop easyCouncil in Barnet

04 February 2012
Council workers in Barnet, north London, plan to strike for a third time against privatisation on Thursday of next week.

'easyCouncil' strikes back

18 October 2011
Some 300 council workers in Barnet, north London, struck on Tuesday of this week in their battle against privatisation.

Barnet council workers strike against privatisation

11 October 2011
Workers at Barnet council are to strike for a second time in their battle against privatisation.

Barnet bosses' bullying backfires

20 September 2011
Barnet council workers rallied outside the London borough’s town hall after their strike against privatisation on Tuesday of last week.

Barnet council workers not deterred by lockout

13 September 2011
Workers at Barnet council in north London were locked out by bosses as they struck on Tuesday of this week.

Barnet strikes back

06 September 2011
Council workers in Barnet, north London, are to step up their fight against "easyCouncil" privatisation plans by striking on Tuesday of next week.

Strike against “easyCouncil”

30 August 2011
Council workers in Barnet, north London, are to strike against privatisation on 13 September.

Private companies cash in on NHS

17 May 2011
The continuing scandal of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) in the health service is revealed by the sorry tale of Barnet Hospital in north London.

Taking on easyCouncil

22 March 2011
Some 140 regulatory services workers at Barnet council have begun their industrial action against privatisation.

Strike in Barnet

15 March 2011
Key regulatory services workers at Barnet council are to take industrial action from this Wednesday in a bid to stop its "easyCouncil" privatisation plan.

Strike to fight Barnet 'easyCouncil' attack

18 February 2011
Some 150 Barnet council workers have voted to strike against the Tory council’s privatisation plans, dubbed "easyCouncil".

Reinstate suspended teacher Sue Caldwell

01 February 2011
Friern Barnet secondary school in Barnet, north London, suspended teacher and NUT union branch president, Sue Caldwell, on Monday 17 January.

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