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Jobcentres safety ballot + Thurrock fightbacks + University jobs battles + Sandwell strikes

Jobcentres safety ballot + Thurrock fightbacks + University jobs battles + Sandwell strikes The PCS union is to ballot Jobcentre members over the return to unsafe workplaces

Fight brews at coffee giant Jacob Douwe Egberts

Fight brews at coffee giant Jacob Douwe Egberts Workers at Jacob Douwe Egberts (JDE) in Banbury, Oxfordshire, were set to strike for 24 hours this Saturday.

Woolwich ferry + Go North West + Goodlord + Devonport + Bromley + ENCIRC

Woolwich ferry + Go North West + Goodlord + Devonport + Bromley + ENCIRC Ferry workers in Woolwich, east London, have voted overwhelmingly to strike in solidarity with a victimised union representative.

Back Sharon Graham for Unite union general secretary

Back Sharon Graham for Unite union general secretary The Unite union general secretary election race is about to begin following Len McCluskey’s announcement earlier this month that he will step down from the role.

Manchester and London bus strikes +Sage care + Chivas + Devonport + Brush electrical

Manchester and London bus strikes +Sage care + Chivas + Devonport + Brush electrical Around 400 bus workers at Go North West in Manchester are in the ninth week of an indefinite strike against fire and rehire.

Strike move sees win for East Lancs NHS workers + St Mungo’s + SPS+ Goodlord

Strike move sees win for East Lancs NHS workers + St Mungo’s + SPS+ Goodlord Unison union members at East Lancashire hospitals were celebrating this week as trust bosses announced that security guards are being brought back in house.

Striking bus drivers in London and Manchester demand end to fire and rehire

15 April 2021
London United bus drivers have escalated their fight against bosses' attacks on pay and conditions.

Thurrock council workers take to picket lines over pay cuts

14 April 2021
Council workers in Thurrock, Essex, launched 18 days of strikes on Tuesday against bosses’ plans to “brutally cut their pay and conditions”.

Three week strike begins in Thurrock + Scotrail + Bakerloo line + St Mungo's

13 April 2021
Refuse, highway maintenance workers and street cleaners working for Thurrock council in Essex began a three-week strike on Tuesday.

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London

12 April 2021
Bus drivers at Go North West in Manchester are battling on against a brutal employer assault.

Goodlord strikers take on bosses’ fire and rehire plan

10 April 2021
Goodlord strikers in London are upbeat after over a month of strikes against bosses’ fire and rehire plans

Norwich environmental workers prepare for battle

06 April 2021
Around 170 environmental workers in Norwich have taken part in indicative ballots for strikes.

New offer at Heathrow postpones strikes

05 April 2021
Strikes at Heathrow Airport Limited that were due to start on 2 April have been postponed as workers are balloted over an offer on pay and conditions.

SPS + Bristol Water + Courts + Leicester university + Thurrock council + Goodlord + Communisis

05 April 2021
Workers at aerospace parts firm SPS Technologies in Leicester continue a strike over fire and rehire cuts that will cost them up to £3,000 a year.

Deskilling fight escalates as pickets hit Hinkley Point

05 April 2021
But the Unite union repudiated the action and advised workers not to join the demonstration

Support bus strikers in Manchester in London

05 April 2021
Bus drivers in Manchester and the west and south of London have stepped up their fights after talks with bosses failed.

London United bus strikes hit back at RATP bosses’ assault

01 April 2021
Bus drivers in the west and south of London have stepped up their pay fight after talks with bosses failed

SPS Technologies + Deliveroo + Goodlord + Wilko

29 March 2021
Around 200 workers at SPS Technologies in Leicester are striking over fire and rehire proposals.

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week

29 March 2021
Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation

Scottish NHS pay offer falls far short of justice for health workers

25 March 2021
The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.

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