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Birmingham care strike to save services

06 November 2018
Care workers are unleashing a huge wave of strikes at Birmingham City Council after a successful five-day strike from last Friday.

Somerset care workers plan walkouts to stop Sirona bosses’ pay cut plan

06 November 2018
Low-paid care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are preparing to strike to head off attempts to slash their pay.

Karen Reissmann - victimised for speaking out against health pay deal?

06 November 2018
Solidarity is growing for a nurse and leading union activist who has been suspended from holding office in the Unison union.

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages

05 November 2018
A mass strike at Glasgow City Council last month exposed how women workers are still fighting for equality. Sarah Bates looks at how councils have got away with this for so long

Stand with Karen Reissmann and the fight for NHS pay

01 November 2018
A leading health worker in Unison has been suspended from holding office in the union, according to leaked internal emails.

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs

01 November 2018
Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Dinner ladies won’t let up strike for jobs

30 October 2018
Unison union members at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are not giving up in their fight against job cuts.

The women that make Glasgow are striking back

26 October 2018
Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

Solidarity and sympathy strikes as workers refuse to cross Glasgow pay picket lines

24 October 2018
A fight for equal pay is sparking a strike wave across Glasgow City Council (GCC).

Teaching assistants & dinner ladies unite

23 October 2018
 

Threat of more strikes defeats the lying health bosses in Bolton

19 October 2018
Hundreds of striking porters, cleaners and domestics in Bolton show the way to fight attacks on pay, NHS privatisation and outsourcing, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Push for more action on pay and pensions in universities

16 October 2018
UCU union members were set to meet for a special one-day congress in Manchester on Thursday of this week. The aim is to discuss business that was not heard at the union’s annual congress earlier this year.

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

16 October 2018
A key battle in the fight for women’s equality is about to take place in Glasgow. Workers across council services and schools are getting ready for a two-day walkout, reports Sarah Bates

Reports round up: Support grows for all out walkout by dinner ladies

16 October 2018
Dinner ladies at Ladywood School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are keeping up their indefinite strike against redundancies.

Bolton strikers take on the outsourcing health bosses

15 October 2018
A walkout by hundreds of outsourced workers in Greater Manchester could help to push back the influence of private companies across the health service, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Strikes are just the ticket for Camden traffic wardens

09 October 2018
Traffic wardens at Camden council in north London finished a solid five-day strike for higher pay on Friday of last week.

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.

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