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Workers strike against ‘the uncharitable charity’ in Wigan

17 September 2019
Support staff in the Unison union working for Addaction in Wigan struck for a third day last week.

20 September—our chance to strike back over climate change

06 September 2019
There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.

Education round up: ‘Try living on my salary’, say Birmingham strikers

03 September 2019
Around 300 Birmingham university caterers, cleaners, security guards and other support staff struck on Monday and Tuesday this week.

Health round up: Lincolnshire health visitors escalate pay fightback

03 September 2019
Health visitors in Lincolnshire are stepping up their fight for equal pay.

Local government round up: Bromley library strikers can bring bosses to book

03 September 2019
Library workers on strike in south east London were set to protest outside a council committee meeting on Tuesday night as Socialist Worker went to press.

Health round up: Bradford bosses back off after all-out strike threat

27 August 2019
The Unison union suspended an indefinite strike by health workers in West Yorkshire after bosses backed off from plans to outsource hundreds of jobs.

Tayside pharmacists dispense a solution to pay dispute

20 August 2019
Pharmacy support workers at NHS Tayside began an indefinite strike on Monday.

Education round up: Mass resignations at Ruskin College

13 August 2019
The entire social work team at Ruskin College has resigned in solidarity with victimised union reps.

Workers ready for all out strike in Bradford NHS fight

13 August 2019
Hundreds of health ­workers in West Yorkshire have voted to start an indefinite strike from Monday 26 August against a dangerous new form of privatisation.

NHS strikers in North West tell Compass to pay up

06 August 2019
Hundreds of health workers across the North West of England struck for equal pay on Wednesday of last week.

Local government unions start pay campaign

30 July 2019
Trade unions representing local government workers submitted a 10 percent pay claim last week.

More strikes are on the table at Birmingham university

23 July 2019
Workers at Birmingham university ended a buoyant two-day strike on Wednesday of last week. The Unison union members are fighting for all staff to get the Living Wage.

Strong strike at Birmingham university sees bigger picket lines and union recruits

16 July 2019
Unison union members at Birmingham university struck on Tuesday

Reports round up: A victory to keep bleating on about in Kentish Town

09 July 2019
Workers at Kentish Town Farm in north London are celebrating after the farm’s board quit and handed control over to workers and their supporters.

Bradford hospital workers out against privatisation

09 July 2019
Over 300 workers at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust began a seven-day walkout on Monday of this week.

Birmingham health workers vow to fight on after bosses vote to outsource their jobs

26 June 2019
Health workers in the West Midlands have vowed to keep fighting after bosses voted to press ahead with plans to privatise their jobs on Wednesday.

Unison union leader Dave Prentis slam Tory rogues

25 June 2019
The Unison union’s national conference last week saw hundreds of delegates thrash out how to defend public services and take on the Tories.

Industrial round up: ‘We want to stay in NHS’, say Birmingham workers

25 June 2019
Essex distribution staff ready to strike

NHS fight in Birmingham

18 June 2019
Around 150 workers at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust were set to strike for three days next week.

Unison local government conferences debates how best to resist Tory austerity

18 June 2019
Hundreds of delegates spent two days thrashing out how to fight austerity at the Unison union local government conference this week.

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