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These NHS strikes in Bradford and Lincolnshire need your support

These NHS strikes in Bradford and Lincolnshire need your support Health workers in Bradford and Lincolnshire are stepping up the fight against poverty pay and outsourcing—and they need solidarity.

LETTERS - health workers need to back indefinite strike in Bradford

LETTERS - health workers need to back indefinite strike in Bradford It is good to see that health workers in Bradford have voted for an all-out strike against privatisation from Monday 26 August. (Socialist Worker, 14 August).

Hospital workers in Bradford begin two week strike against NHS privatisation

Hospital workers in Bradford begin two week strike against NHS privatisation The Unison union members at the Bradford Royal Infirmary are fighting bosses’ plans to outsource cleaners, porters and other support staff

Defend victims of Serco’s racist greed

Defend victims of Serco’s racist greed Anti-racists are demanding an immediate stop to the mass eviction threat facing up to 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Hospital strikes can deal a blow to NHS privatisation agenda

Hospital strikes can deal a blow to NHS privatisation agenda The fight against NHS privatisation and low pay is hotting up this summer as health workers prepare for a spate of strikes.

All-out strikers want to take contractors to the cleaners

All-out strikers want to take contractors to the cleaners Catering and cleaning staff at a government department in the capital have walked out and say they won’t go back till they get what they want

Bradford battles to defend NHS status

16 July 2019
Porters, domestics and security staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust struck for seven days

Serco under fire for death in custody and fraud

04 July 2019
Two cases this week have exposed the fatal practices and profiteering at the heart of the criminal justice system.

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school

02 July 2019
Strikers at Waltham Holy Cross school in Waltham Abbey, Essex, won a victory last week.

Refugees in Glasgow fled war - now Serco wants to dump them on the street

01 July 2019
Over 300 asylum seekers face being turned out onto the streets of Glasgow by multinational giant Serco. Alistair Farrow spoke to the tenants and activists on the frontline of resisting the evictions

Fury at firm’s cruel plan to shut special needs school

28 June 2019
Outsourcer Elysium’s scheme to close Crossley Manor school in Merseyside shows the danger of running education for profit

School workers at Waltham Holy Cross win support for anti-academy strikes

25 June 2019
NEU union members at Waltham Holy Cross Primary School in Waltham Abbey, Essex, began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

More action at The John Roan School to say no to academisation

18 June 2019
Greenwich council last week unanimously decided to hand over The John Roan School to a United Learning Trust (ULT) Multi-Academy Trust.

PFI projects disastrous for safety, argues new book

18 June 2019
Stuart Hodkinson spoke to Alistair Farrow about a public housng scandal that leaves many residents at risk

Outsourcing giant Serco renews threat to evict Glasgow asylum seekers

12 June 2019
The company announced on Wednesday that it will begin changing locks on the properties where 300 people live

Real fight needed at British Steel to save jobs

22 May 2019
Unions are calling for nationalisation, but winning that will take mass resistance.

Bosses want to pull the plug on Labour plan to nationalise energy network

15 May 2019
Prepare for a surge of lies from the power companies as Jeremy Corbyn outlines plans to nationalise substantial parts of Britain’s energy network on Thursday. 

The bosses go nuclear over strikes at Sellafield

16 April 2019
Outsourcer Mitie has turned to bullying measures in an effort to weaken a strike at Sellafield nuclear processing plant which was set to start on Friday this week.

Virgin rail smash and grab

16 April 2019
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group will have trousered £306 million in dividends from Virgin Trains by the time the franchise finishes operations within the next year.

Tories are making us sick, say NHS workers at Unison health conference

09 April 2019
Pressures faced by NHS workers dominated the Unison union’s health conference in Bournemouth this week.

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