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Birmingham care workers promised victory in dispute

Birmingham care workers promised victory in dispute Striking home workers are celebrating after Birmingham City Council seems to have backed off from attacks on their jobs.

Birmingham anti-racists rally against mosque attacks

Birmingham anti-racists rally against mosque attacks Anti-racist campaigners mobilised in Birmingham in solidarity with Muslims after attacks on six mosques in the city

Resist the campaign to stop LGBT+ education

Resist the campaign to stop LGBT+ education Parents have forced a Birmingham school to drop LGBT+ education, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Five Birmingham mosques attacked in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Five Birmingham mosques attacked in aftermath of New Zealand shootings Five mosques in Birmingham were attacked with sledgehammers in the early hours of Thursday.

Two struggles by workers in Birmingham trigger a crisis for Labour council

Two struggles by workers in Birmingham trigger a crisis for Labour council Birmingham saw hundreds of workers strike together last week against attacks from their Labour council.

Birmingham bins strike sees strong fightback and solidarity

Birmingham bins strike sees strong fightback and solidarity Bin workers in Birmingham have staged two powerful strikes over discrimination by council management.

Two groups of Birmingham council workers fight to bin Labour’s attacks

19 February 2019
Two groups of workers in Birmingham were set to strike together this week against attacks by a Labour council.

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.

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.

Police officer guilty of gross misconduct in Kingsley Burrell case

20 December 2018
Kingsley died on 31 March 2011. He was restrained by police at a mental health unit and beaten severely while he had a towel placed over his face.

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.

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.

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

Unison must back heroic Birmingham care strikers

12 November 2018
Birmingham’s fighting care workers were set to strike again this 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.

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

Strikers lead anti-Tory march in Birmingham

29 September 2018
Chants of “Tory scum, get out of Brum” rang out in Birmingham on Saturday as around 1,200 people joined a march ahead of the Tory party conference.

Home care strikers rally in Birmingham

15 September 2018
Over 100 striking home care workers and supporters rallied in Birmingham’s city centre on Saturday—their 21st day of industrial action

Birmingham care strikers need support

11 September 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham are determined to win their battle to defend services, as their dispute should become a focus for the trade union movement.

Birmingham care workers call more strikes in battle to save service

04 September 2018
Birmingham home care workers rounded off their latest week of strikes by securing a promise of total support from Unison union general secretary Dave Prentis.

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