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Local government round up: Birmingham home care workers plan more action

09 October 2018
Birmingham home care workers are preparing to unleash another programme of strikes in their long-running battle against redundancies, cuts and privatisation.

Back Bolton health workers’ battle for NHS pay

09 October 2018
Outsourced health workers in Bolton were set to begin a 48-hour walkout for higher pay on Thursday.

Birmingham home care workers keep up the fight

02 October 2018
Birmingham home care workers are continuing their nine-month battle to beat off attacks on their jobs and the service

Striking Camden traffic wardens say no waiting for pay justice

01 October 2018
The Unison union members in north London are taking the fight for higher pay to outsourcing giant NSL.

Strikers lead anti-Tory march in Birmingham

29 September 2018
Chants of “Tory scum, get out of Brum” rang out in Birmingham on Saturday as around 1,200 people joined a march ahead of the Tory party conference.

Unions at Glasgow city council set for battles over equal pay

19 September 2018
Low-paid women workers in Glasgow have dealt a blow to their bosses by delivering an overwhelming vote for strikes

Kirklees bin workers vote for indefinite strike

18 September 2018
Kirklees bin workers, members of the Unison union, have voted to start an indefinite strike

Home care strikers rally in Birmingham

15 September 2018
Over 100 striking home care workers and supporters rallied in Birmingham’s city centre on Saturday—their 21st day of industrial action

Traffic wardens get ready for a five-day walkout to demand higher wages

11 September 2018
Traffic wardens in Camden, central London are “very, very ready” to begin a five-day strike to fight for decent pay, on Monday.

Birmingham care strikers need support

11 September 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham are determined to win their battle to defend services, as their dispute should become a focus for the trade union movement.

Glasgow workers get ready for strikes over equal pay

11 September 2018
Equal pay campaigners in Glasgow are getting ready to deliver a huge mandate for action when their strike ballot closes in the next week.

Birmingham care workers call more strikes in battle to save service

04 September 2018
Birmingham home care workers rounded off their latest week of strikes by securing a promise of total support from Unison union general secretary Dave Prentis.

Victory at Soas as workers beat outsourcing

30 August 2018
Workers were celebrating after their outsourcing to private firms officially ended and they became directly employed by the university.

Solidarity boosts Birmingham home care strikers

28 August 2018
The long-running battle to save a vital social care service in Birmingham from privatisation and collapse is at a critical moment.

Vote yes for equal pay at Glasgow City Council

28 August 2018
Unison union members who work for Glasgow City Council (GCC) and its outsourced companies have started balloting for strikes

Glasgow council workers could strike for equal pay

21 August 2018
Thousands of workers in Glasgow are preparing to build a huge result in a strike ballot that is part of a fight for equal pay

Birmingham home care strikers defy bosses’ scheming

21 August 2018
Care workers in Birmingham have thrown themselves into the fight

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

18 August 2018
CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Trade union leaders pile pressure onto Labour to silence criticism of Israel

14 August 2018
Trade Union leaders and allies of Corbyn have put increasing pressure on him to adopt a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel.

Tories face backlash over paltry pay deal for doctors

14 August 2018
A growing number of health workers are frustrated with Tory proposals that mean they will only receive below-inflation pay rises.

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