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Home care workers put pressure on councillors in Birmingham

22 January 2019
Birmingham home carers are striking back against a Labour council that refuses to back off from attacks on workers.

Traffic wardens’ strikes can put the clamp on bosses

22 January 2019
Traffic wardens in north London are gearing up for another round of strikes for higher pay

Campaign growing for Karen Reissmann

22 January 2019
Trade unionists and socialists rallied in support of victimised health worker Karen Reissmann

Unions declare victory in Glasgow equal pay fight

18 January 2019
Trade unions are claiming victory in the equal pay fight negotiations at Glasgow City Council.

Meeting will demand Karen Reissmann is reinstated

15 January 2019
Supporters of the Reinstate Karen Reissmann campaign were set to hold a public meeting in Manchester this Saturday.

Striking home care workers take to the streets in Birmingham

15 January 2019
Striking homecare workers in Birmingham are taking their fight against the Labour-run council to the city’s residents.

Join public meeting to defend victimised health worker Karen Reissmann

08 January 2019
Supporters of victimised health worker Karen Reissmann plan to hold a public meeting in Manchester on Saturday 19 January.

Supporters demand suspended health worker Karen Reissmann is reinstated

01 January 2019
The Reinstate Karen Reissmann campaign is gearing up for a public meeting in Manchester on Saturday, 19 January.

Striking traffic wardens in Camden determined to win more pay

12 December 2018
Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, are staging a magnificent two-week strike to win better pay.

Reports round-up - Birmingham care workers overwhelmingly back more action

11 December 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham have overwhelmingly backed more strikes in their fight against job cuts and privatisation.

Solid picket lines as Camden traffic wardens launch two-week strike

06 December 2018
Traffic wardens in Camden launched a two-week strike on Thursday as part of their fight against low pay.

Strikes save jobs at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe

04 December 2018
Workers at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, were overjoyed to hear last week that management had backed down from sacking nine dinner ladies at Christmas.

Camden traffic wardens prepare to strike for better pay

04 December 2018
Camden traffic wardens were preparing to return to the picket lines this week.

Birmingham care workers can strike a blow against council cuts

27 November 2018
Care workers in Birmingham are keeping up their fight against brutal council cuts.

Grimethorpe dinner ladies won’t give in

27 November 2018
Dinner Ladies and teaching assistants at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, Barnsley, remain determined to stand up to their head teacher.

Birmingham care workers keep up fight

20 November 2018
Homecare workers at Birmingham City Council are set for a five-day strike. More solidarity from other workers can help them to win, says Sarah Bates

Defend Karen Reissmann

20 November 2018
Unison union members are getting behind the campaign to defend leading health worker Karen Reissmann.

Dinner ladies serve up another strike for jobs

20 November 2018
Dinner ladies and teaching assistants at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe returned to the picket line last Wednesday after negotiations broke down.

Reports round-up

20 November 2018
Workers at Street Crane in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, struck on Monday and Tuesday.

Carers reject extra hours or a cut in pay

13 November 2018
Around 80 care workers struck over five days from last Saturday to stop a ­devastating pay cut.

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