12 August 2008
Workers in East North East Homes Leeds (ENEHL) were set to take a second day of strike action on Thursday of this week. The strike is in defence of their trade union rights and Unison union convenor, John McDermott.
22 July 2008
Members of the Unite union working in the NHS organised a national day of action over the three-year below-inflation pay deal imposed on health workers. Union members in London, Brighton, Norwich, Liverpool, Manchester, Nuneaton, Leeds, Poole, Belfast and Nottingham all held protests.
22 July 2008
Over 30 Unison union members in Leeds demonstrated outside the Head Office of East North East Homes Leeds (ENEHL) last Thursday while a meeting of the board of directors was taking place.
16 July 2008
Rodillian High School
Teachers in the NUT union at Rodillian High School in Leeds struck on Tuesday of this week against proposals to increase their teaching hours from 21 to 22 hours a week.
16 July 2008
Over 200 Unison union members struck on Wednesday of last week in defence of their trade union and John McDermott, their Unison convenor, national executive and service group member.
08 July 2008
Workers at East North East Homes Leeds (ENEHL) were set to strike this Wednesday in defence of Unison union activist John McDermott
24 June 2008
The reality of the intentions of Britain’s Nazis was revealed last week. Martyn Paul Gilleard from Goole was on trial at Leeds Crown Court.
06 May 2008
Some 200 refuse workers in Leeds took a second day of strike action last Thursday over the implementation of a single status pay deal.
22 April 2008
Leeds council refuse workers and cleaning staff are set to stage two 24-hour strikes over the next week, including on the day of the local elections, over single status pay cuts.
08 April 2008
This is a stunning exhibition of photographs that draws out the changing scenery of the city of Leeds over the last 40 years.
18 March 2008
Comrades in Leeds were saddened by the news that Gordon Wray passed away on 10 March. Gordon was a lifelong socialist and trade unionist.
26 February 2008
Over 50 angry and worried GMB union members, demonstrated outside Leeds Civic Hall on Wednesday of last week. The union wanted to lobby the council meeting, to show its opposition to pay cuts of up to £6,000 a year included in the council’s single status deal.
19 February 2008
Angry refuse and street cleansing workers in Leeds are to demonstrate on Wednesday of next week against Leeds council’s proposal to take up to £6,000 each year from their pay packets.
17 December 2007
Leeds workers reject pay deal
Leeds council workers in the GMB union have voted two to one against a single status pay deal.
13 December 2007
LEEDS COUNCIL workers in the GMB union have voted two to one against a single status pay deal.
11 December 2007
Some 5,500 GMB union members who work for Leeds City Council are balloting on the council’s single status pay and grading system.
23 October 2007
The 21st Leeds International Film Festival aims to give space to the films and documentaries that are often denied mainstream screenings.
19 October 2007
Members of Unison union, who work for Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation (Bitmo) in Leeds, took one day of strike action last Monday.
20 June 2007
Leeds strike over redundancies
Teachers and support staff at Fountain Primary school in Morley, Leeds, held a one-day strike on Wednesday of last week.
29 May 2007
Kester Aspden's new book Nationality: Wog – The Hounding Of David Oluwale is an extraordinary piece of social history that investigates the persecution and lonely death of David Oluwale in 1960s Leeds.