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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

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.

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.

Workers at Eat Kitchen relish taste of victory

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

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

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.

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

Teachers coordinate strikes in London over school cuts - and protests are planned

25 April 2017
Workers at three schools in south east London began a coordinated two-day strike against cuts on Tuesday of this week.

Rail strikes over safety aren't stopping

18 April 2017
More coordinated rail strikes to defend the role of the train guard have been announced by the RMT rail union.

Fury against Philip Green on DHL warehouse strikers' picket line

04 April 2017
Workers at distribution firm DHL’s warehouse in Solihull near Birmingham struck on Friday and Sunday. of last week.

DHL strikes stick a spanner in Philip Green's profit machine

28 February 2017
Warehouse workers in Solihull and Leeds struck back against disgraced tycoon Sir Philip Green today, Friday.

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

21 February 2017
Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

Reports round up: activists protest at Labour assault on libraries

14 February 2017
More than 100 library campaigners packed a council planning committee meeting in Lambeth, south London, last Tuesday.

Woolwich ferry workers strike 'for safety and against harassment'

03 February 2017
Ferry workers in Woolwich walked out for a second time over allegations of management bullying and sexual harassment today, Friday. They operate the Thames river ferry crossing in south east London.

Woolwich ferry walkout takes on bosses

31 January 2017
Ferry workers in Woolwich, south east London, struck for 24 hours in the first of twelve planned walkouts last Friday.

Start campaign against school cuts

17 January 2017
Six education unions have denounced Tory cuts to school funding as a “national scandal”.

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

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