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Care workers back walkout against pay cut

29 May 2018
Around 120 care workers in the Bath and North East Somerset area have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over pay.

Wigan NHS workers strike back against the outsourcers

23 May 2018
Hundreds of the lowest-paid hospital workers took to the picket lines across Wigan on Wednesday. It marked the first day of a 48-hour strike by Unison and Unite union members against outsourcing.

A victory on Kirklees bins

22 May 2018
Unison union members working for Kirklees council’s refuse collection service appear to have won a significant victory in their long battle against alleged management bullying and racism.

Bins and colleges to strike in Kirklees

15 May 2018
Strike ballots at Kirklees council’s bins department and Kirklees College in West Yorkshire showed a readiness to fight last week.

March against Tory austerity—then step up the pressure for more action

08 May 2018
Thousands of trade unionists and campaigners are due to join a march in London this Saturday for workers’ rights and against the Tories’ brutal austerity policies.

Keep up the fight to reject the NHS pay deal

17 April 2018
Delegates at the Unison union health conference in Brighton this week voted by two to one for the leadership’s motion to recommend the government’s pay offer.

Reports round up: Trade unionists protest in Philip Hammond’s constituency

10 April 2018
Bromley indefinite strike continues

Health workers protest to reject rotten NHS pay deal

10 April 2018
Health workers were set to protest outside the Department of Health in central London this Friday.

Refuse workers in Hull are out to give the bosses hell

03 April 2018
Workers at the Orion recycling plant in east London struck last week without going through all the usual balloting requirements last week—and won their demands within hours.

Health pay deal would cut wages and strengthen bosses in the NHS

21 March 2018
 The proposals represent a real terms pay cut and managers get new powers

Big march planned to save Salford nurseries

20 March 2018
We’re expecting an important protest this Saturday in the battle to save five nurseries in Salford, Greater Manchester.

No to rotten pay deal in local government

20 March 2018
 

Health workers furious with paltry pay proposals that slash annual leave

09 March 2018
Health workers are angry that their union leaders are trying to stitch up a below-inflation pay deal that would also see them lose a day’s holiday.

Hull strikers refuse to be treated like trash

06 March 2018
Drivers at a Wilmington FCC waste management depot in Hull began a seven-day strike last Friday.

Half a million children in poverty because of Tory pay and benefit cuts

14 February 2018
One in seven children of public sector workers will be living in poverty by the end of March, unions have warned.

Glasgow council workers demand ‘equal pay or we walk away’

10 February 2018
Around 500 low paid women council workers marched through the city centre of Glasgow. They demanded that city council chiefs settle a 12-year equal pay dispute.

Birmingham care workers strike for jobs and services

06 February 2018
Over 100 striking Birmingham home care workers held a defiant protest outside the city’s council chambers during their strike on Tuesday.

Reports round up: Students protest against Jacob Rees-Mogg

06 February 2018
Drivers at First Bus in Manchester struck on

Reports round up: ‘Bring us back in house,’ demand university workers

30 January 2018
Workers at the University of London (UoL) struck against outsourcing last Thursday.

Birmingham home care workers plan strikes to save the service

30 January 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham were set to strike for a second time between 12 noon and 2.30pm on Tuesday of next week.

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