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Tower Hamlets strikers block road as defiant resistance continues

Tower Hamlets strikers block road as defiant resistance continues Workers in east London finished their latest round of strikes by marching to demand the Labour council call off their attacks.

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.

Back new strikes by Tower Hamlets council workers

Back new strikes by Tower Hamlets council workers A THREE-DAY strike was set to hit Tower Hamlets council this week, with workers planning to walk out to defend terms and conditions.

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.

A win for Tower Hamlets council workers would be a victory for us all

A win for Tower Hamlets council workers would be a victory for us all Striking council workers in east London concluded their second round of strikes on Friday with defiant picket lines and a vow to keep on fighting.

Determined Tower Hamlets workers begin second three-day strike

Determined Tower Hamlets workers begin second three-day strike Scenes of resistance erupted on the streets of Tower Hamlets on Wednesday as council workers across the borough struck to defend their jobs.

Tower Hamlets workers are right to strike - and they need your solidarity

14 July 2020
Council workers in east London are preparing for three days of strikes against a bullying management determined to undermine their terms and conditions.

Councils use virus crisis to plan grim new cuts

14 July 2020
Local councils across England plan swingeing cuts in the wake of the ­coronavirus pandemic.

Tower Hamlets workers say, ‘We can win this strike’

12 July 2020
Some 1,500 workers in east London are standing up to a bullying Labour council hellbent on making their lives worse. Sarah Bates spoke to strikers about why workers are angry, what’s at stake and why solidarity matters

Step up solidarity as Tower Hamlets strikers prepare for more action

07 July 2020
More strikes are likely next week in this important dispute

Tower Hamlets workers strike as Labour council forces through attack on contracts

06 July 2020
Tower Hamlets council workers vowed to keep up the fight as the Labour-run council sacked and rehired them on worse contracts

Striking Tower Hamlets council workers launch fightback over contracts

03 July 2020
Hundreds of council workers walked out against the Labour-run local authority’s “betrayal of key workers” during coronavirus

Tower Hamlets strike defies Labour council

30 June 2020
Thousands of council workers in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike against vicious attacks on their pay, terms and ­conditions this week. 

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

16 June 2020
Unison union members are set to strike on 3, 6, 7, 14, 15 and 16 July.

Derby care homes saved + BT terms fight + NHS safety scandals

01 June 2020
In the face of a union campaign and mounting public pressure, Derbyshire county council last week announced a reversal of plans to close seven care homes in the county.

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.

It will take a fight to save hundreds of jobs at JCB

19 May 2020
Digger maker JCB has said that up to 950 jobs are at risk at its ten plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Wrexham in north Wales.

Medway TUC organises action to support suspended bin workers

06 May 2020
Medway trades union council organised a drive-by this week to show solidarity with eight suspended bin workers.

Councils in crisis as Tories won’t pay up

04 May 2020
Vital public services are threatened as the Tory government fails to cough up the cash for local government.

Protest as Labour council starts non-essential building work

24 April 2020
Lambeth council in south London is disgracefully embarking on a big non-essential construction project in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, starting with the demolition of one of its own buildings.

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