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.
21 August 2018
Care workers in Birmingham have thrown themselves into the fight
14 August 2018
Around 400 home care workers and their supporters staged a lively march through the centre of Birmingham last Saturday.
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.
31 July 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham began a two-day strike today to stop the total destruction of their service.
24 July 2018
Carers in Birmingham are getting ready to strike back at council bosses who want to force through redundancies and huge cuts.
17 July 2018
A legal decision is set to rob thousands of pounds from care workers’ wages.
10 July 2018
Care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are striking against pay cuts.
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.
26 June 2018
Some 120 care workers are striking against plans to wipe up to £1,200 from their pay packets
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
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.
12 June 2018
Workers at seven care homes in Bath and North East Somerset struck over pay on Wednesday of last week.
29 May 2018
Around 120 care workers in the Bath and North East Somerset area have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over pay.
22 May 2018
One of Britain’s biggest providers of care homes is up for sale—exposing the problems with privatisation, says Sarah Bates
24 April 2018
Care for many elderly and vulnerable people has been thrown into chaos. Only a few months after the Carillion crash, another giant of outsourcing was on the brink of financial collapse at the start of this week.
19 March 2018
Women workers in Birmingham spoke to Sarah Bates about their battle to stop a Labour council attacking a key service in the city
06 February 2018
Over 100 striking Birmingham home care workers held a defiant protest outside the city’s council chambers during their strike on Tuesday.
30 January 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham were set to strike for a second time between 12 noon and 2.30pm on Tuesday of next week.
20 January 2018
Hundreds of striking home care workers marched through snow in Birmingham declaring they would fight to defend the service they provide.