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Unison union conference sees revolt against leadership

20 June 2018
The Unison union national conference erupted in chanting and cries of “democracy” on Wednesday after union leaders attempted to quash revolt over a controversial motion.

Hundreds of Wigan health workers plan to escalate strikes against outsourcing

19 June 2018
Hundreds of health workers resisting the threat of outsourcing in Wigan borough plan to launch a five-day strike from Thursday of next week.

Unison conference cheers the workers who are fighting back

19 June 2018
Over 800 delegates attended the Unison union’s local government conference in Brighton on Sunday and Monday.

Birmingham home carers could return to picket lines

12 June 2018
Home Care workers in Birmingham could launch a fresh wave of strikes in their fight to halt the imposition of harsh new shift patterns.

Care workers won’t shift under bosses’ pressure

12 June 2018
Workers at seven care homes in Bath and North East Somerset struck over pay on Wednesday of last week.

Housing workers feel strong striking for fair pay

12 June 2018
Workers at Tower Hamlets Community Housing (THCH) began the second week of their two- week strike on Monday.

Health workers vote to accept NHS below-inflation pay deal

12 June 2018
Health workers in England and Wales have accepted a below-inflation pay deal cobbled together by the Tories, unions and NHS bosses.

Confident mood on big picket line as Wigan NHS staff strike against outsourcing

08 June 2018
Confidence reigned on the picket lines as hospital workers across Wigan Borough began their second 48-hour walkout on Friday.

A two-week walkout in Tower Hamlets takes on housing bosses over pay

05 June 2018
Housing workers are fighting attacks on pay in Tower Hamlets, east London.

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.

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