13 August 2020
Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.
11 August 2020
A THREE-DAY strike was set to hit Tower Hamlets council this week, with workers planning to walk out to defend terms and conditions.
20 July 2020
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.
17 July 2020
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.
15 July 2020
Scenes of resistance erupted on the streets of Tower Hamlets on Wednesday as council workers across the borough struck to defend their jobs.
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.
14 July 2020
Local councils across England plan swingeing cuts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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
07 July 2020
More strikes are likely next week in this important dispute
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
03 July 2020
Hundreds of council workers walked out against the Labour-run local authority’s “betrayal of key workers” during coronavirus
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.
16 June 2020
Unison union members are set to strike on 3, 6, 7, 14, 15 and 16 July.
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.
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.
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.
06 May 2020
Medway trades union council organised a drive-by this week to show solidarity with eight suspended bin workers.
04 May 2020
Vital public services are threatened as the Tory government fails to cough up the cash for local government.
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.
14 April 2020
Workers at a council in the south of England last week forced their bosses to take action to protect their safety