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Fujitsu fight for jobs continues

06 February 2018
Workers at Fujitsu in Manchester were set to launch a week-long strike against compulsory redundancies and victimisation of reps from Wednesday of this week.

Reports round up: ‘Bring us back in house,’ demand university workers

30 January 2018
Workers at the University of London (UoL) struck against outsourcing last Thursday.

Strikers from three disputes unite in Manchester

26 January 2018
Strikers from First Bus, Mears and Fujitsu came together to support one another - and discuss how to won

Three Manchester disputes to link up for day of coordinated action over jobs and pay

23 January 2018
Strikers in Manchester from three long-running disputes are rallying together this week against penny pinching bosses.

Unite union calls on members to reject the pay offer in local government

16 January 2018
The Unite union is calling on its members in English and Welsh local government to reject their pay offer in a consultative ballot.

Fujitsu workers prepare for strikes as bosses dismiss Unite rep Ian Allinson

14 January 2018
Unite union members at Fujistu have announced a series of strikes—as bosses dismissed victimised rep Ian Allinson. The first walkout will begin on Wednesday 24 January.

Bus drivers vow to keep up the fight as they begin their 13th week of walkouts

09 January 2018
Manchester bus drivers vowed to keep fighting this week as they kicked off their 13th week of strikes.

School cleaners in Hackney are 100 percent behind pay strikes

09 January 2018
More than 40 school cleaners in six schools in Hackney, east London, have voted to strike by 100 percent on a 60 percent turnout.

Strikers mass picket in Rusholme drives point home to First bus bosses

02 January 2018
Unite union members at the First Manchester bus depot in Rusholme are fighting on for pay parity. They are set to strike on Monday, Wednesday and Friday—their 13th strike week.

Mass picket boosts Manchester bus strikers’ confidence

20 December 2017
Around 70 bus drivers and their supporters held a mass picket outside First Bus’ Rushholme depot in Manchester on Wednesday. It lifted strikers' spirits in what has been a long-running dispute—and worried management. 

Fujitsu dispute reignites over sackings and attacks on union reps

15 December 2017
Unite union members at IT firm Fujitsu could return to the picket lines in their long-running fight against sacking workers including union reps.

Workers refuse to cross picket line in solidarity with sparks sacked at Crossrail

13 December 2017
Workers on London’s CrossRail project who were laid off in the run-up to Christmas protested on Wednesday.

Bradford protesters say no to children's services cuts

12 December 2017
The People's Assembly and members of the Unite and Unison unions came together to defend services

Fujitsu workers back action to defend jobs and union reps

12 December 2017
Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu have voted to strike against compulsory redundancies and the victimisation of union reps.

New moves in the public sector pay battle

12 December 2017
Local government employers have offered Unison, GMB and Unite union members in England and Wales a below-inflation 2 percent pay offer for each of the next two years.

Arriva North West workers vote on offer, as strikes continue at First Greater Manchester

12 December 2017
Some 2,000 bus drivers and engineers at Arriva North West were voting on a new pay offer as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Bus drivers in north west of England fight bosses over safety, pay and cuts

05 December 2017
Workers on strike at two north west bus companies are driving bosses round the bend, writes Sarah Bates

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council

05 December 2017
Also: Sellafield | Virgin trains | Kingsmill bakery | Quality Line buses | Kent buses | Medway Maritime Hospital | Picturehouse | Protest against Mariano Rajoy's visit | STUC takes on Scottish budget | Darlington Newsquest | Blacklisting

Birmingham bin workers’ strikes win big concessions from Labour council

28 November 2017
Birmingham bin workers have defeated the Labour-run council’s attack on their jobs—but at a cost.

Strikers want better pay—and ‘an end to Mears’

28 November 2017
Housing maintenance workers in Manchester are stepping up their fight for pay parity.

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