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UCU union levy row + firefighters’ pay + Drax strike vote

UCU union levy row + firefighters’ pay + Drax strike vote Activists in the UCU union are resisting a planned levy on members announced by general secretary Jo Grady.

Doctors protest at Downing Street to demand a strategy to wipe out Covid-19

Doctors protest at Downing Street to demand a strategy to wipe out Covid-19 Doctors protested outside Downing Street on Tuesday to “highlight the risks of indoor spread”.

Tower Hamlets strike defies Labour council

Tower Hamlets strike defies Labour council Thousands of council workers in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike against vicious attacks on their pay, terms and ­conditions this week. 

Unison grows + BT crisis + RSPCA cuts + School safety + Curtain falls on jobs

Unison grows + BT crisis + RSPCA cuts + School safety + Curtain falls on jobs The Unison union says it has seen a surge in membership with more than 90,000 people signing up ​this year.

Fightback can ground major attacks at Heathrow airport

Fightback can ground major attacks at Heathrow airport Important disputes are on at Heathrow Airport Limited, Menzies, and Heathrow Express

Tower Hamlets strikes called + Reject pay deal + Councils in cash crisis

Tower Hamlets strikes called + Reject pay deal + Councils in cash crisis Unison union members are set to strike on 3, 6, 7, 14, 15 and 16 July.

Protest says black lives matter at work

16 June 2020
Over 50 people protested against institutional racism outside St George’s hospital and medical school in Tooting, south London, on Monday.

As car bosses want job cuts, we need unity to resist

02 June 2020
Auto bosses are setting workers against each other as they seek to restart profit-making.

Workplaces round-up: University workers fight major attacks + Medway Norse + fighting council and fire ccuts

26 May 2020
Workers at Roehampton university are fighting plans to attack jobs and pay. The university has announced a voluntary severance scheme and 15 percent of academic posts are at risk.

Fight to save every job at Tradeteam

25 May 2020
Workers at the Tradeteam distribution firm across Britain are preparing to vote on strikes after bosses announced plans to close the Sheffield depot in Tinsley, putting more than 200 jobs at risk.

Workplace roundup: strike call at The Doctors Laboratory+Mcr airport+The Grange+The Giant agency

12 May 2020
Medical couriers that transport Covid-19 samples on behalf of NHS pathology contractor The Doctors Laboratory (TDL) are to ballot for strikes.

Roar of resistance at grizzly behaviour by Great Bear Distribution

12 May 2020
Distribution workers at a Unilever plant in Merseyside are gearing up for strikes after bosses dismissed a union rep.

As polluting industries face crisis - emissions must fall but workers should not pay

09 May 2020
Some of the world’s most high-profile polluters are faltering in the coronavirus crisis. And already, it seems like good news for the environment.

Transport round-up: Fight for airline jobs AND Suspend Dial-a-Ride

04 May 2020
Airline bosses are making mass job cuts and forcing through pay cuts. 

Union celebrates ‘probably the best deal’ at Carlsberg supplier + Pensions court move

27 April 2020
Drivers employed by logistics company Bibby, which supplies cans for drinks manufacturers including Carlsberg, have won an agreement on health and safety after threatening to walk out.

Action is needed to win council workers’ pay rise +Merthyr victory + Dundee carers

21 April 2020
Local government employers in England and Wales last week offered just a 2.75 percent pay rise for over a million workers for 2020-21.

Building bosses putting lives at risk by ignoring ‘distancing’

20 April 2020
Construction bosses are putting their profits before workers' lives

‘It’s very scary to be a bus driver right now’ - workers speak out

08 April 2020
Eleven bus workers have now died after contracting Covid-19, with tens of thousands more transport workers terrified of the same fate.

Stop the deaths of London bus drivers

07 April 2020
At least eight London bus workers had died at the start of this week after being infected by Covid-19.

Pressure from bin workers forces new safety regime

07 April 2020
Bin workers’ unions have forced outsourcing bosses to make pay and health and safety guarantees over coronavirus.

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