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

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

Reports round-up: Pro-choice activists set to take on anti-abortionists Plus, Kingsmill strike, Pentonville Five celebration and boiler maintenance workers

Strikes rock bus and train services

Strikes rock bus and train services 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

Bus and rail strikes hit back at bosses 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

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault 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

Rail and bus workers call coordinated strikes over pay and conditions 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

Fed up and fighting back - the health workers defying multinational Serco

10 July 2017
Low-paid and migrant workers are at the sharp end of cuts and privatisation in the NHS. They face rocketing workloads and bullying bosses. But across north east London 1,000 porters, domestics and cleaners are taking on a multinational to demand higher pay—and showing how to fight, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Three largest unions demand pay rise for local government workers

20 June 2017
Unions representing more than 1.6 million local government workers are calling for a pay rise to break the Tory public sector pay cap.

Unions will need to fight to beat the pay cap

20 June 2017
Unions representing more than 1.6 million local government workers are demanding a 5 percent pay rise to break the Tory public sector pay cap.

Workers at Eat Kitchen relish taste of victory

13 June 2017
A successful campaign for union recognition could inspire others, reports?Tomáš Tengely-Evans

GMB congress is shaped by the looming election, but delegates slam the Tories

06 June 2017
Delegates gathered for the GMB union congress in Plymouth ahead of the general election this week.

Reports round-up: Lecturers in Manchester resist jobs cull

06 June 2017
Disputes at Manchester Metropolitan University, Argos, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Birmingham bins, Bank of England and London Underground

Don’t blame Indian workers for British Airways IT failure

30 May 2017
British Airways (BA) passengers faced disruption on the bank holiday weekend because of bosses’ drive for profits.

Reports round-up: March shows solidarity with LGBT+ people in Chechnya

25 April 2017
Also: Strikes at Fujitsu | May Day walkout at Picturehouse | Ballots at Cemex and Hinckley Point | Woolwich ferry action suspended | Climate protest against Trump | Janitors strike | 70,000 to vote | delay in Kirklees

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