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Reports round-up - Birmingham care workers overwhelmingly back more action

Reports round-up - Birmingham care workers overwhelmingly back more action Home care workers in Birmingham have overwhelmingly backed more strikes in their fight against job cuts and privatisation.

No care from fat cats

No care from fat cats Thousands of elderly and vulnerable adults face an uncertain Christmas as their care provider rushes to sell off its council contracts.

Unison must back heroic Birmingham care strikers

Unison must back heroic Birmingham care strikers Birmingham’s fighting care workers were set to strike again this week.

Birmingham care strike to save services

Birmingham care strike to save services Care workers are unleashing a huge wave of strikes at Birmingham City Council after a successful five-day strike from last Friday.

Somerset care workers plan walkouts to stop Sirona bosses’ pay cut plan

Somerset care workers plan walkouts to stop Sirona bosses’ pay cut plan Low-paid care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are preparing to strike to head off attempts to slash their pay.

Birmingham home care workers keep up the fight

Birmingham home care workers keep up the fight Birmingham home care workers are continuing their nine-month battle to beat off attacks on their jobs and the service

Strikers lead anti-Tory march in Birmingham

29 September 2018
Chants of “Tory scum, get out of Brum” rang out in Birmingham on Saturday as around 1,200 people joined a march ahead of the Tory party conference.

Home care strikers rally in Birmingham

15 September 2018
Over 100 striking home care workers and supporters rallied in Birmingham’s city centre on Saturday—their 21st day of industrial action

Birmingham care workers call more strikes in battle to save service

04 September 2018
Birmingham home care workers rounded off their latest week of strikes by securing a promise of total support from Unison union general secretary Dave Prentis.

Birmingham home care strikers defy bosses’ scheming

21 August 2018
Care workers in Birmingham have thrown themselves into the fight

Hundreds of home care strikers and supporters join march in Birmingham

14 August 2018
Around 400 home care workers and their supporters staged a lively march through the centre of Birmingham last Saturday.

Birmingham care strikers standing solid

07 August 2018
Birmingham’s heroic home carers are gearing up for a fresh week of action that will see them strike, picket and protest.

'We're striking to save care' say Birmingham home care workers

31 July 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham began a two-day strike today to stop the total destruction of their service.

Care workers set to start escalating strikes against slasher bosses in Birmingham

24 July 2018
Carers in Birmingham are getting ready to strike back at council bosses who want to force through redundancies and huge cuts.

Care workers lose wages after court ruling as bosses blame them for crisis

17 July 2018
A legal decision is set to rob thousands of pounds from care workers’ wages.

Sirona care workers strike against pay cuts

10 July 2018
Care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are striking against pay cuts.

Carers won’t work for free

03 July 2018
Care workers in Bath and North East Somerset (BNES) have concluded a programme of action that saw them strike for two hours every other day for most of June.

New battle by care workers in Bath and Somerset against pay attack

26 June 2018
Some 120 care workers are striking against plans to wipe up to £1,200 from their pay packets

Tories crash the NHS birthday bash

25 June 2018
The NHS was launched 70 years ago but it now faces multiple challenges from Tories and bosses. Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans look at the attacks that threaten the service

Birmingham home carers could return to picket lines

12 June 2018
Home Care workers in Birmingham could launch a fresh wave of strikes in their fight to halt the imposition of harsh new shift patterns.

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