07 June 2011
Over 17,000 council workers in Birmingham and Doncaster are voting on whether to strike against the cuts.
31 May 2011
Thousands of people lined the streets of Birmingham as the largest Pride parade for years weaved its way through the city centre last weekend.
24 May 2011
Four severely disabled people have struck a blow to Birmingham City Council’s plans to slash its adult social care budget.
10 May 2011
Hundreds of Connexions workers in Birmingham struck on Wednesday of last week.
03 May 2011
Workers who look after the financial affairs of vulnerable people struck on Tuesday against plans to relocate their jobs.
12 April 2011
Workers at the Connexions youth service in Birmingham struck on Wednesday of last week.The half-day strike was to defend the service from attacks by the Tory-Lib Dem council.
05 April 2011
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating West Midlands police after the death of a man who had "dealings" with the police.
05 April 2011
Connexions careers advice workers across Birmingham were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.
29 March 2011
Workers in Birmingham council are moving towards a strike against the cuts. Unison union reps have requested that their union start a ballot on 3 May. They told some 1,000 members the news on the coaches home from Saturday’s TUC protest.
24 March 2011
UB40 band members Brian Travers and Jimmy Brown spoke out against unemployment at a Birmingham Against the Cuts press conference on Wednesday.
15 March 2011
Birmingham refuse workers voted to end their six-month dispute with Birmingham City Council last week.
01 March 2011
Workers in Birmingham have forced the council to climb down over plans to cut anti-social hours payments.
15 February 2011
Birmingham refuse workers reacted with fury to a poor deal put forward by management last week. They overwhelmingly rejected it and demanded a return to industrial action.
08 February 2011
More than 3,000 council workers voted unanimously for a strike ballot at four mass meetings in Birmingham on Tuesday of last week.
04 February 2011
Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith’s visit to a job centre in Birmingham today didn’t go as he’d planned it. He arrived at the Sparkhill job centre in Sparkbrook to find some 30 protesters blocking the road.
02 February 2011
More than 3,000 council workers voted unanimously for a strike ballot at four mass meetings in Birmingham yesterday (Tuesday).
01 February 2011
Thousands of Birmingham council workers were holding mass meetings as Socialist Worker went to press—and looked likely to vote for an industrial action ballot.
01 February 2011
Over 450 postal workers and their supporters took to the streets of Birmingham last Saturday.
25 January 2011
Bin workers in Birmingham are furious as they have discovered that council managers have reneged on a deal reached last week.
18 January 2011
Some 480 refuse workers employed by Birmingham City Council suspended their planned two half-day strikes last week after management were forced to make concessions.