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Birmingham care workers keep up fight

Birmingham care workers keep up fight Homecare workers at Birmingham City Council are set for a five-day strike. More solidarity from other workers can help them to win, says Sarah Bates

Defend Karen Reissmann

Defend Karen Reissmann Unison union members are getting behind the campaign to defend leading health worker Karen Reissmann.

Dinner ladies serve up another strike for jobs

Dinner ladies serve up another strike for jobs Dinner ladies and teaching assistants at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe returned to the picket line last Wednesday after negotiations broke down.

Reports round-up

Reports round-up Workers at Street Crane in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, struck on Monday and Tuesday.

Carers reject extra hours or a cut in pay

Carers reject extra hours or a cut in pay Around 80 care workers struck over five days from last Saturday to stop a ­devastating pay cut.

Hundreds of Unison union members call for the reinstatement of Karen Reissmann

Hundreds of Unison union members call for the reinstatement of Karen Reissmann Unison union members have launched a campaign to defend leading health worker Karen Reissmann.

Overwhelming votes say no to 3 percent pay deals

13 November 2018
A battle over local government pay in Scotland could be looming after more workers rejected their latest pay offer.

Unison must back heroic Birmingham care strikers

12 November 2018
Birmingham’s fighting care workers were set to strike again this week.

Birmingham care strike to save services

06 November 2018
Care workers are unleashing a huge wave of strikes at Birmingham City Council after a successful five-day strike from last Friday.

Somerset care workers plan walkouts to stop Sirona bosses’ pay cut plan

06 November 2018
Low-paid care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are preparing to strike to head off attempts to slash their pay.

Karen Reissmann - victimised for speaking out against health pay deal?

06 November 2018
Solidarity is growing for a nurse and leading union activist who has been suspended from holding office in the Unison union.

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages

05 November 2018
A mass strike at Glasgow City Council last month exposed how women workers are still fighting for equality. Sarah Bates looks at how councils have got away with this for so long

Stand with Karen Reissmann and the fight for NHS pay

01 November 2018
A leading health worker in Unison has been suspended from holding office in the union, according to leaked internal emails.

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs

01 November 2018
Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Dinner ladies won’t let up strike for jobs

30 October 2018
Unison union members at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are not giving up in their fight against job cuts.

The women that make Glasgow are striking back

26 October 2018
Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

Solidarity and sympathy strikes as workers refuse to cross Glasgow pay picket lines

24 October 2018
A fight for equal pay is sparking a strike wave across Glasgow City Council (GCC).

Teaching assistants & dinner ladies unite

23 October 2018
 

Threat of more strikes defeats the lying health bosses in Bolton

19 October 2018
Hundreds of striking porters, cleaners and domestics in Bolton show the way to fight attacks on pay, NHS privatisation and outsourcing, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Push for more action on pay and pensions in universities

16 October 2018
UCU union members were set to meet for a special one-day congress in Manchester on Thursday of this week. The aim is to discuss business that was not heard at the union’s annual congress earlier this year.

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