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New union restrictions test strikers

28 March 2017
The limits the Trade Union Act puts on strikes became clearer this week, but so did the resistance.

Top firms give shareholders billions that could wipe out pension scheme deficits

17 January 2017
Big firms constantly bleat about how they cannot afford their pension schemes.

Reports round-up: Nazis have a wet weekend in Maidstone

10 January 2017
Also: Unions go nuclear in pensions fight | Post union must stand firm on pensions | Shutdown at Fujitsu Manchester | Picturehouse strikes again? | Racist Ukip isn’t welcome in Bolton | Councils face fury over latest cuts | Support the left in lecturers’ union | Protest called for trans prisoners | Socialist Worker appeal breaks target

Reports round-up: Bullying Royal Mail boss gets the boot after walkouts in Accrington

03 January 2017
Also: New offer for BA cabin crew | Wage war rolls on at Picturehouse cinemas | Harrods protest will demand pay justice | Weetabix factories to face walkouts | Stop Home Office deportation flights to Jamaica | Bectu now biggest sector in Prospect | Unite calls off bus strike in Wirral

Post Office strikers step up their fight—but more attacks are in the post

19 December 2016
Post Office workers stepped up their fight against closures, privatisation, job losses and pension attacks with the start of a five day strike today, Monday.

Royal Mail strike in Accrington takes on bullying boss

17 December 2016
Postal workers in Accrington, Lancashire, walked out for the second time today, Saturday, in a fight against bullying bosses.

Post Office workers strike to stop job losses—and could step up action before Christmas

06 December 2016
Post Office workers struck across Britain today, Saturday—one of the busiest days of the year—in a fight against privatisation and job losses.

Arcadia distribution walkout hits 'cyber Monday' as workers strike in Solihull

29 November 2016
Arcadia distribution workers in Solihull struck on Monday—one of the year’s busiest online shopping days.

Reports round-up: immigrant cleaners take on John Lewis

08 November 2016
Also: Nazis suffer humiliated in Telford and Darlington | UAF trip learns lessons from the Holocaust |Aberdeen UCU members balloting | Aberdeen Seatruck ferries slammed over pay | Don’t close Crown Post Office in St Leonard’s

National post strike was 'stronger than last time'

01 November 2016
Post Office workers struck across Britain for the second time on Monday in a fight to stop attacks on their jobs, pensions—and to defend the service.

Time is ticking for Post Office chiefs as workers set to deliver package of strikes

25 October 2016
Around 3,500 Post Office workers in the CWU union are set to strike on Monday of next week.

Drivers refuse to cross picket lines in Luton as 250 post workers join CWU strike

19 October 2016
Around 250 postal workers in Luton and Leagrave delivery offices are out on strike today, Wednesday, in a row over disciplinaries.

4,000 Post Office workers strike against branch closures

16 September 2016
Bosses want to close down more than 100 crown branches and outsource them to companies such as WHSmith. They also plan cuts to admin, supply chain and cash handling services.

Workers set to stage national post office strike to stop cuts

13 September 2016
Thousands of Post Office workers were set to strike this Thursday against job cuts, privatisation and an attack on their pensions.

Post Office workers waiting for action in pensions fight

30 August 2016
 

Swindon postal workers' wildcat strike gets suspended rep reinstated

25 August 2016
Postal workers on unofficial strike in Swindon ended their walkout last night, Wednesday, after a suspended rep was reinstated.

Swindon postal workers walk out after management suspend rep

24 August 2016
Postal workers in Wiltshire staged an unofficial walkout this morning, Wednesday, after bosses suspended a union rep.

Strike vote at Post Offices sends warning to bosses

23 August 2016
Post Office workers in the CWU union have voted by 83 percent for strikes over plans to slash jobs, services and pensions.

Royal Mail pension cut must be met with action

16 August 2016
The CWU union, which organises postal workers, has warned Royal Mail that its members could strike. This follows reports that bosses plan to attack workers’ pensions.

Reports round-up: Anti-fascists humiliate Nazi EDL in Nottingham

09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest

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