24 September 2019
Over 160 people joined an angry meeting in Keighley Civic Centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, to stop the cuts to libraries and museums.
10 September 2019
Striking bromley library workers received a very warm welcome from delegates to the TUC union federation’s conference in Brighton last Sunday.
03 September 2019
Library workers on strike in south east London were set to protest outside a council committee meeting on Tuesday night as Socialist Worker went to press.
30 July 2019
Trade unions representing local government workers submitted a 10 percent pay claim last week.
16 July 2019
Cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) began an all-out indefinite strike this week.
18 June 2019
Hundreds of delegates spent two days thrashing out how to fight austerity at the Unison union local government conference this week.
11 June 2019
Traffic wardens show that striking can get results after forcing bosses into paying up, reports Sarah Bates
17 May 2019
Striking home workers are celebrating after Birmingham City Council seems to have backed off from attacks on their jobs.
14 May 2019
A seven-day strike by social care support workers in Merseyside has brought their bosses to the negotiating table.
24 April 2019
Labour has pledged to end the scandal of developers converting office blocks into flats if it wins the next election
02 April 2019
Bin workers at Angus council, in the east of Scotland, have announced 16 strike days against plans to implement a punishing split-shift system.
31 March 2019
A scandal over access to a communal play area has raised wider questions about the ownership of public space under capitalism, writes Alistair Farrow
07 March 2019
Heather Wakefield, author of a new report, said, “Austerity is shrinking women’s lives.”
19 February 2019
Jenny is glad she lives in a different London borough to the one she works in. That’s because Jenny is a traffic warden, and the abuse she suffers would make her fear leaving her home.
12 February 2019
Around 1,000 people joined a protest against library service cuts in Chelmsford
12 February 2019
Striking traffic wardens aren’t giving up on their fight for better pay—despite an insulting offer from bosses.
07 February 2019
Strikers in Camden took their message directly to the Labour-run local authority’s swanky headquarters on Thursday.
29 January 2019
Working class people everywhere have been hit hard by Tory cuts.
20 December 2018
A council worker suspended from his job for criticising Israel has been reinstated.
20 November 2018
Homecare workers at Birmingham City Council are set for a five-day strike. More solidarity from other workers can help them to win, says Sarah Bates