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Reports show the greed of the bosses

Reports show the greed of the bosses Three reports underline how the decline of union membership and militancy is allowing many bosses to grab more from workers.

New moves in the public sector pay battle

New moves in the public sector pay battle Local government employers have offered Unison, GMB and Unite union members in England and Wales a below-inflation 2 percent pay offer for each of the next two years.

Arriva North West workers vote on offer, as strikes continue at First Greater Manchester

Arriva North West workers vote on offer, as strikes continue at First Greater Manchester Some 2,000 bus drivers and engineers at Arriva North West were voting on a new pay offer as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council Also: Sellafield | Virgin trains | Kingsmill bakery | Quality Line buses | Kent buses | Medway Maritime Hospital | Picturehouse | Protest against Mariano Rajoy's visit | STUC takes on Scottish budget | Darlington Newsquest | Blacklisting

Reports round-up: Walkout at a delivery office

Reports round-up: Walkout at a delivery office Also: lobby of Scottish parliament, nuclear strike and Universal Credit protest

Thousands of bus drivers strike across north west

Thousands of bus drivers strike across north west Thousands of bus workers in the north west of England took their pay strikes up a gear with a strike on Monday

Bus drivers in North West shift pay fight up a gear

21 November 2017
Bus workers in the north west of England are escalating their fight after bosses made a “final offer” of just 1p an hour more than the previous offer.

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

21 November 2017
A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

Workers hold march and work-in to save jobs at offshore wind turbine factory

16 November 2017
Workers fighting to save their jobs at Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) marched through Edinburgh on Thursday. Union members launched a “work-in” at the offshore offshore energy manufacturer.

Reports round-up: Pro-choice activists set to take on anti-abortionists

14 November 2017
Plus, Kingsmill strike, Pentonville Five celebration and boiler maintenance workers

Strikes rock bus and train services

14 November 2017
Workers at two bus companies in the North West of England struck on Monday, following a coordinated bus and train strike on Wednesday of last week

Bus and rail strikes hit back at bosses

08 November 2017
Workers on six rail networks and a major bus company created widespread disruption with a coordinated strike today, Wednesday.

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault

07 November 2017
Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.

Rail and bus workers call coordinated strikes over pay and conditions

31 October 2017
Transport workers in the North West of England were set to stage a 24 hour coordinated strike on Wednesday of next week.

Arriva drivers pull the brake on rotten pay offer

24 October 2017
Over 2,000 bus workers in north west England have struck for two days over pay. Unite and GMB union members at Arriva buses struck on Thursday last week and Monday this week.

Reports round-up: Porters, cleaners and domestics protest at north London hospital

17 October 2017
Also: Mears workers prepare for more action | Grantham NHS protest | Bristol Deliveroo strike | Gatwick baggage handlers to strike | Bloomberg security guards protest | Bield care homes collapse | Filia feminism conference | Sellafield firefighters strike

Reports round up: 2,000 march through Brighton to stop NHS cuts

26 September 2017
Hundreds of people joined a march against the Tories’ assault on the NHS in Brighton last Sunday.

Reports round-up: Peace activists won’t be intimidated by cops at Menwith Hill

22 August 2017
Also: London bus control workers to strike | Council workers ballot in Coventry | Rashan Charles inquest delayed | Sellafield bosses ban meeting ahead of ballot

Builders demand equality

15 August 2017
Up to 100 construction workers in the GMB and Unite unions were joined by supporters at King George Dock in Hull on Monday to protest for equal pay

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap

01 August 2017
Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters

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