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Sparks make a stand to back suspended union rep

29 May 2012
Electricians from across Britain travelled to protest at Ratcliffe on Soar Power in Nottinghamshire on Tuesday of last week.

School news round-up

29 May 2012
Teachers at Kimberley School in Nottinghamshire walked out on Tuesday of this week over plans to turn their school into an academy.

Talks in Nottingham school dispute

01 May 2012
The NUT union has suspended a planned strike in schools across Nottingham.

Nottingham teachers strike against five-term year plan

26 April 2012
Teachers across Nottingham struck for the third time yesterday, Wednesday, against council plans to rip up their terms and conditions.

Nottingham teachers strike against term change

17 April 2012
NUT union members across Nottingham struck on Tuesday of this week against council plans to change their term structure.

Action hits 60 Nottingham schools

03 April 2012
Teachers across Nottingham struck on Thursday of last week against council plans to change the term structure. The strike affected around 60 schools.

NUT plans Nottingham strike

27 March 2012
NUT union members in Nottingham were set to strike on Thursday of this week against attacks on their terms and conditions.

Strikes in schools across Nottingham

20 March 2012
Teachers across Nottingham are set to strike on Thursday of next week in response to a serious attack on their terms and conditions.

MP told: back NHS or we'll sack you

13 March 2012
Supporters of Keep Our NHS Public in Nottingham gathered on Saturday to hand over 500 signed postcards opposing the health bill to local Tory MP Anna Soubry.

Occupy protests keep on growing

08 November 2011
There are now at least 15 occupations underway across Britain—in Bath, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Isle of Wight, London Stock Exchange, London Finsbury Square, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth and Sheffield.

Electricians picket construction sites and power stations

02 November 2011
The battle to stop building bosses tearing up contracts and slashing wages saw pickets in London, Manchester, Newcastle and Nottinghamshire this morning, Wednesday.

Jarrow march hits Nottingham

18 October 2011
Nottingham was a town filled with fightbacks last Saturday.

Construction workers' sites protests spread

11 October 2011
Some 150 workers gathered outside the Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in Nottinghamshire last Friday morning.

Nottinghamshire Unison protests against care home sales

27 September 2011
Notts Unison members protested outside the council against the proposed sale of six elderly persons’ homes to the private sector. The Runwood organisation which has bought the homes only has to commit to keep them as homes for three years.

999 staff answer the union’s call

30 August 2011
Civilian staff at Nottinghamshire police were set to strike against job losses on Tuesday of this week.

Staff accuse Nottingham City Homes of racism

07 June 2011
Nottingham City Homes staff are accusing the company of racial discrimination after being suspended for varying lengths of time—from five months to 15 months—on full pay.

Defend lecturer Rod Thornton

17 May 2011
University of Nottingham lecturer Dr Rod Thornton has been suspended after writing a report criticising management.

Walking out wins job back

19 April 2011
A council worker in Ashfield , Nottinghamshire, has got his job back—with a little help from co-workers who walked out as his appeal was being heard.

Nottingham council workers back strikes

19 April 2011
Some 2,000 GMB union members at Nottingham City Council have voted by six to one for industrial action in an indicative ballot over pay.

Notts strikes back against Cutts’ cuts

01 March 2011
Council workers across Nottinghamshire struck on Thursday of last week—becoming the first full council workforce to walk out against Tory cuts.

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