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BT engineers walk out over pay and plan more strikes down the line

BT engineers walk out over pay and plan more strikes down the line Openreach engineers have stepped up their picket lines for their second round of strikes against attacks on their pay and conditions.

BT engineers draw the line over bosses’ attacks with first strike in 34 years

BT engineers draw the line over bosses’ attacks with first strike in 34 years Engineers at telecoms giant BT are staging their first strike in 34 years.

NHS workers would strike + Sage action + BT ballot + Courts battle

NHS workers would strike + Sage action + BT ballot + Courts battle The majority of Scottish nurses are willing to strike due to being “burnt out and undervalued” and suffering from bullying during the coronavirus crisis.

Optare battle continues + Rolls-Royce resistance + Gosh success + Buses could stop + BT ballot

Optare battle continues + Rolls-Royce resistance + Gosh success + Buses could stop +  BT ballot Optare strike will go on into 2021 unless the bosses concede over pay

Ofcom demands new attacks on jobs and conditions in Royal Mail

Ofcom demands new attacks on jobs and conditions in Royal Mail Industry regulator Ofcom last week demanded “efficiencies” that Royal Mail bosses have long wanted to force through

Scotrail+Justice for Ricky Reel+Delivery workers strike+Vote Paul Holmes+BT and Beis ballots

Scotrail+Justice for Ricky Reel+Delivery workers strike+Vote Paul Holmes+BT and Beis ballots Guards on Scotrail are preparing for their first day of strikes over abuse of disciplinary procedures.

More victories for cleaners + Stop attacks on McKenzie + 40,000 balloted in BT + Bin workers’ fight in Doncaster

09 November 2020
 Facebook cleaning workers who work for the outsourcing company To Go have won the London living wage off the back of protests.

Sage cleaners back strike + BT Technology workers hold action vote

26 October 2020
Workers in the UVW union at a Service to the Aged (Sage) care home in north London have returned a 100 percent yes vote for strikes.

Post bosses at Royal Mail site delayed deep clean after Covid-19 case due to money row

14 October 2020
Postal workers’ demands for safety were ignored at a major Royal Mail workplace where more than 20 people have caught coronavirus.

No to Royal Mail shared vans scheme

12 October 2020
Royal Mail workers are in revolt over a management decision to bring back shared delivery vans. The CWU union described the move as “reckless”.

Scottish FE lecturers face important battle + Peterborough post strike vote

28 September 2020
Scottish FE lecturers in the EIS-FELA union are going into dispute over attempts by management to replace teaching with training. This will force lecturers on to instructor and assessor contracts.

Solidarity with the fightback in universities

11 August 2020
UCU union activists planed protests and rallies on Thursday this week against mass job cuts and the gutting of education.

Allan Matusevics 1960-2020

21 July 2020
SWP member Allan worked at Wallington sorting office where he took his role as CWU trade union rep very seriously

Post bosses retreat, but don’t trust them

06 July 2020
A major deal is in the offing. Workers shouldn’t accept any deal that asks them to make sacrifices for bosses’ profits.

Postal workers leave work in Barnsley over Covid-19 safety fears

24 June 2020
Royal Mail postal workers in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, left their workplace on Monday over coronavirus safety fears.

Unison grows + BT crisis + RSPCA cuts + School safety + Curtain falls on jobs

23 June 2020
The Unison union says it has seen a surge in membership with more than 90,000 people signing up ​this year.

Bridgwater postal workers walkout over manager’s attacks

09 June 2020
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, walked out unofficially on Thursday of last week and voted to stay out on Friday.

Derby care homes saved + BT terms fight + NHS safety scandals

01 June 2020
In the face of a union campaign and mounting public pressure, Derbyshire county council last week announced a reversal of plans to close seven care homes in the county.

Royal Mail boss Rico Back bows out - but fight to defend workers is not over

15 May 2020
Royal Mail’s hated chief executive Rico Back suddenly resigned on Friday—two weeks after workers delivered him a humiliating blow.

Openreach: fury over holiday attacks AND Union criticises Vivid Housing

04 May 2020
The CWU union has expressed its anger and dismay at telecommunications firm Openreach’s decision to announce unagreed changes to its approach to annual leave.

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