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40 days and 40 nights of strikes planned + Scaffolders fight + Local government pay + Royal Berks NHS

22 February 2021
Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School in south London are planning 40 days of strikes from 16 March.

Step up the action to win British Gas strike

22 February 2021
Around 7,000 striking British Gas workers have headed back to picket lines after negotiations with the company broke down. 

DVLA moves to a ballot over coronavirus safety

15 February 2021
Workers at a dangerously overcrowded government office in Swansea were set to ballot for strikes from Thursday of this week.

NHS battles in Birmingham, Cumberland and Blackburn 

15 February 2021
Porters, cleaners, switchboard and catering workers at Cumberland infirmary are poised to take action over unsocial hours payments.

Now unions must step up fight for NHS pay rise

15 February 2021
How long will NHS ­workers have to wait for their long ­overdue pay rise?

British Gas workers fear new talks are bosses’ ‘stalling tactic’ after strikes called off

12 February 2021
Some British Gas workers are worried after the GMB union called off strikes for talks on Friday.

Turn up heat on bosses to win British Gas strike

07 February 2021
Over 7,000 British Gas strikers took their 15th day of strikes this year on Sunday.

British Gas strikers are resolute

02 February 2021
Every trade unionist should support the strikers and invite speakers to online union meetings.

Wilko sick pay cuts scandal + Universal Credit protests + Cleaners fight + Hospitals pay battle + Hackney education strikes

01 February 2021
High street giant Wilko is disgracefully planning to cut sick pay for tens of thousands of its workers.

British Gas workers strike for a ninth day

29 January 2021
British Gas workers took to picket lines and organised protests on their ninth day of strikes on Friday.

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault

28 January 2021
The new contract means an hourly rate 15 percent lower than agreed rates

‘Bosses made a mistake picking on us,’ say British Gas workers ahead of further strikes

24 January 2021
Thousands of British Gas workers are preparing for another week of strikes in their fight against bosses’ fire and rehire plans.

British Gas workers take to picket lines over ‘fire and rehire’

20 January 2021
British Gas workers burnt new contracts on Wednesday as they began a fresh round of strikes

‘Fire and rehire will be the norm if we don’t fight,’ says British Gas striker

19 January 2021
Thousands of British Gas workers were set to strike on Wednesday and Friday this week, and Monday next week.

Turn anger over NHS pay into effective action

18 January 2021
It’s urgent that the heath unions step up campaigning to win a pay rise for all NHS workers.

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

12 January 2021
The majority of Scottish nurses are willing to strike due to being “burnt out and undervalued” and suffering from bullying during the coronavirus crisis.

British Gas workers begin strike to stop fire and rehire assault on conditions

07 January 2021
Centrica, British Gas’s parent company, wants to cut pay, terms and conditions by firing workers and rehiring them on the worse contracts

NHS pay rise delayed + workers’ action round-up

05 January 2021
Health secretary Matt Hancock has outrageously announced that the promised pay rise for health workers has been “unfortunately delayed”.

Active strike at DHL, and action coming at British Gas

21 December 2020
Striking Unite union members at DHL Supply Chain in Liverpool disrupted production at the Distribution centre on Monday.

School closes on health grounds after pressure from union members

16 December 2020
Fighting school by school isn't enough, A stronger national response from unions is needed.

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