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Struggle against poverty pay at Liverpool tax office

07 January 2020
Outsourced cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool struck over pay

Reports round up: Test for bosses from Large Goods Vehicle examiners

17 December 2019
Test for bosses from Large Goods Vehicle examiners

Reports round up: Tax office strike on election day

10 December 2019
Whirlpool bosses in a spin after defeat

HMRC workers’ fightback begins

03 December 2019
Workers at an HMRC tax office in west London were set to strike for two half days on Thursday of this week and Thursday of next week.

Reports round-up: Cleaners at Foreign Office walk out

12 November 2019
Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School in Bexleyheath, south east London, began a three-day strike on Tuesday.

Reports round up: McStrike on menu at 6 stores

05 November 2019
McDonald’s fast food workers who are members of the Bakers Food and Allied Workers’ union (Bfawu) were set to strike at six sites across south London London next Tuesday.

Letters—We hope our strike at Beis encourages others to fight

29 October 2019
After being on indefinite strike since the middle of July, I and the other cleaners at the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) finally have our victory.

Indefinite walkout at Beis gets a result as caterers win their demands

08 October 2019
Outsourced caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) marched back to work victorious on Monday morning, ending an indefinite strike.

Reports round-up: Cleaners still out at business department

24 September 2019
nFirefighters have claimed victory in their fight against cuts to the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

‘We’ll stay out so we can win,’ say PCS union members on indefinite strike

17 September 2019
Outsourced workers have vowed to keep up their indefinite strike after bosses claimed to give in to one of their central demands.

Back the indefinite walkout by PCS members in London

10 September 2019
Low paid workers on indefinite strike were “loudly applauded” by delegates at the TUC union federation’s congress in Brighton this week.

Sacking scrapped at DVSA

10 September 2019
Striking IT workers at the Driving, Vehicles and Standards Agency (DVSA) saw off bullying bosses’ attempts to sack a union member

Reports round up: Big gate meetings to build for Royal Mail strike ballot

03 September 2019
IT workers at driver agency stay strong on picket lines

Strike over pay draws more workers out onto picket lines

03 September 2019
A major battle over low pay and outsourcing stepped up a notch on Monday, as new groups of workers joined the strike.

Strike at DVSA can slam break on the bosses’ attacks

27 August 2019
IT support workers at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) began a month-long strike on Thursday of last week.

More workers plan to join strikes over pay and outsourcing

27 August 2019
A major battle over low pay and outsourcing at a central London government office was set to escalate next week—as more workers join the fight.

Reports round up: Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell

20 August 2019
Over 1,000 people joined a protest in Manchester last Sunday to remember the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

Support the cleaners' all-out strike for pay

20 August 2019
Striking cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) have entered the fifth week of an indefinite strike over low pay and outsourcing.

PCS strikers unite their fights over pay and outsourcing with Liverpool protest

13 August 2019
Cleaners and caterers from London and Liverpool marched together on Tuesday, uniting their battles over low pay and outsourcing.

Reports round up: Bradford protest to save museums and libraries

13 August 2019
Protests over new contracts at Asda

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