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‘Dirty money’ cut is snow joke for school janitors in Glasgow

19 January 2016
Some 130 primary school janitors in Glasgow are refusing to clear snow or spread grit in a row over “dirty money” with bosses at council-owned Cordia.

'Tories are using housing as a weapon in their class war'

12 January 2016
Social housing tenants could be forced out of their homes as a new bill is set to become law. Dave Sewell examines its effects—and meets some of the campaigners who are fighting back

Health students march in London to defend NHS bursaries

09 January 2016
 

Back junior doctors' strikes to defend NHS

05 January 2016
Junior doctors’ strikes against new contracts are back on, the British Medical Association (BMA) announced on Monday of this week.

New Tory attack targets council housing

15 December 2015
The government is set to end lifetime tenancies for council tenants, in an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill.

Frustration and disappointment as BMA suspends junior doctors' strike

01 December 2015
Junior doctors across England were set to walkout for 12 hours this morning, Tuesday, in the first of three planned walkouts.

Support the junior doctors' strike - defend the NHS

24 November 2015
The fight for the NHS is on as junior doctors were set to walk out on Tuesday of next week in the first of three planned walkouts.

As BMA sets strike dates it’s time to support junior doctors and build solidarity

17 November 2015
Junior doctors will strike three times next month if they back industrial action in a ballot ending on Wednesday of this week.

Scottish college workers could take action as top bosses loot thousands

10 November 2015
Scotland’s college workers are inching closer to the first national strike for 20 years. Anger at government cuts and a miserly national pay offer have fuelled a mood to fight.

Get behind the junior doctors' dispute and defend the NHS

03 November 2015
The British Medical Association (BMA) was to set to ballot its 56,000 junior doctor members for industrial action from Thursday of this week. 

Academy chain in payment scam

27 October 2015
An academy chain paid over £800,000 in two years to “consulting” companies that its founders or trustees had major financial interests in.

Junior doctors prescribe a strike for the NHS

27 October 2015
The junior doctors’ revolt is growing. The British Medical Association (BMA) announced last week that it would ballot its 56,000 members for industrial action. 

Mass protest of junior doctors in London as revolt against new contracts grows

18 October 2015
More than 20,000 junior doctors and their supporters marched through central London yesterday, Saturday.

Solidarity boosts strikers in Barnet

13 October 2015
Barnet council workers in north London struck against outsourcing on Wednesday of last week. 

Fresh walkout hits Barnet council bosses

06 October 2015
Workers at Barnet council in north London were set to strike for 24 hours on Wednesday of this week. 

National Gallery strikers return to work amid applause from their supporters

05 October 2015
National Gallery workers marched back into work this morning, Monday, after they beat bosses’ attacks on their terms and conditions and union rights.

National Gallery strikers celebrate as sacked rep is reinstated

02 October 2015
National Gallery workers have suspended their strike as bosses conceded to almost all their demands

Opposition blocks council house selloff in Haringey

15 September 2015
Labour-led Haringey council backed off last week from proposals to privatise an estate of around 1,000 council homes in the Noel Park ward of Tottenham.

Over 130,000 people back the National Gallery strikers

08 September 2015
The National Gallery workers are entering their second month of all-out strike, reports Nick Clark

Solidarity helps striking National Gallery workers defy bosses’ pay blackmail

01 September 2015
Strikers at the National Gallery in central London have defied bosses’ attempts to bully them back to work.

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