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Fight Glasgow Cuts + DVLA round two + New insult at British Gas

26 April 2021
Around 60 community centres, libraries, museums and sports venues are under threat

Protesters fight US corporate takeover of GP services

23 April 2021
Health campaigners across Britain joined a day of action on Thursday against the takeover of GP practices by a US healthcare giant.

Strike move sees win for East Lancs NHS workers + St Mungo’s + SPS+ Goodlord

20 April 2021
Unison union members at East Lancashire hospitals were celebrating this week as trust bosses announced that security guards are being brought back in house.

Norwich environmental workers prepare for battle

06 April 2021
Around 170 environmental workers in Norwich have taken part in indicative ballots for strikes.

NHS workers fight back for pay justice

29 March 2021
Disputes in Airedale, Cumberland and Birmingham need support

Scottish NHS pay offer falls far short of justice for health workers

25 March 2021
The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.

Health unions get serious in the battle to win higher pay

23 March 2021
There are more signs this week that health unions are serious about fighting for decent pay.

Fight to stop victimisation at Shrewsbury Colleges + education round-up

22 March 2021
Workers at Shrewsbury Colleges Group planned a three-day strike on Tuesday in defence of victimised NEU union rep John Boken. 

National strike ballot across BT + Battles in the NHS

15 March 2021
BT workers could be moving towards their first national strike since 1987 over planned job cuts and site closures.

New action at Heartlands

08 March 2021
Porters at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham have returned to picket lines in a long running dispute over working conditions.

NHS workers say they could strike over pay insult

08 March 2021
A storm of anger hit the Tories after they called for a paltry 1 percent pay rise for NHS workers—and it could lead to strikes

Health workers organise protests against Tory pay insult

05 March 2021
The Tories hit a storm of anger after recommending a paltry 1 percent pay rise for NHS workers on Wednesday—and the reaction could lead unions to strike.

Unison leaders declare their backing for Heartlands strikers

02 March 2021
Striking porters at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham were given a boost by an online solidarity rally

Outsourced workers strike at hospital in Carlisle

02 March 2021
More than 150 porters, cleaners and catering workers at Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary are striking for long-promised unsocial hours payments

Dpac action + Clyde strikes + Local government pay

01 March 2021
Workers are set to strike at the Coulport and Faslane naval bases on the Clyde from 12 March.

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.

Workers and trade unionists demand no unsafe return to schools

18 February 2021
A meeting heard calls to organise in every school to make sure people know their rights and know how to use them effectively

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?

Health workers’ lives put in danger by official PPE guidelines, study shows

04 February 2021
A new study backs health workers’ claims that they are still being put in danger by not having access to the best protective equipment.

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