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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.

Hundreds march in Barnet against cuts

01 February 2011
Some 1,000 people marched in Finchley, north London, against Barnet council’s cuts and privatisation.

Barnet students get shirty over big rise in tuition fees

23 November 2010
School, college and university students across Britain are joining the resistance against education cuts.

Barnet sixth formers march on local Tory HQ

19 November 2010
Hundreds of school, college and sixth form students from across Barnet in north London marched to the local Tory Party HQ in Finchley last night chanting "No ifs, no buts, no education cuts!"

Barnet protest against ‘easyCouncil’

09 November 2010
Over 150 people joined a lively lobby of Barnet council in north London on Tuesday of last week.

Workers to lobby Barnet council

26 October 2010
Planners and public health workers are among a large group of workers at Tory-run Barnet council, north London, who are beginning to say, "enough is enough".

Barnet workers lobby against 'easyCouncil'

21 September 2010
Around 200 workers employed by Tory-controlled Barnet council in north London joined a lively town hall lobby on Tuesday of last week. They are angry at plans to slash services and privatise departments.

Hundreds join rally against easyCouncil in Barnet

15 September 2010
Around 200 workers employed by Tory-controlled Barnet council in north London joined a lively town hall lobby on Tuesday of this week. They are angry at plans to slash services and privatise whole departments.

Anti-cuts protest at Barnet council

14 September 2010
Barnet council workers and supporters protested on Tuesday of this week against cuts and the North London council’s plans for mass privatisation.

Tory cuts plans exposed in Barnet

06 July 2010
Eric Pickles, the Tory communities ministers, has launched an attack on "non-jobs" created by councils.

Barnet College fight against cuts

02 March 2010
Further education lecturers in a dozen London colleges have demanded that management guarantee no compulsory redundancies.

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