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Karen Reissmann - victimised for speaking out against health pay deal?

Karen Reissmann - victimised for speaking out against health pay deal? Solidarity is growing for a nurse and leading union activist who has been suspended from holding office in the Unison union.

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages A mass strike at Glasgow City Council last month exposed how women workers are still fighting for equality. Sarah Bates looks at how councils have got away with this for so long

Stand with Karen Reissmann and the fight for NHS pay

Stand with Karen Reissmann and the fight for NHS pay A leading health worker in Unison has been suspended from holding office in the union, according to leaked internal emails.

Monster march in Glasgow to demand more pay for teachers shows the mood to fight

Monster march in Glasgow to demand more pay for teachers shows the mood to fight Around 30,000 teachers and their supporters marched through Glasgow on Saturday in a massively powerful display of their determination to win a 10 percent pay rise.

The women that make Glasgow are striking back

The women that make Glasgow are striking back Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

Solidarity and sympathy strikes as workers refuse to cross Glasgow pay picket lines

24 October 2018
A fight for equal pay is sparking a strike wave across Glasgow City Council (GCC).

Teachers in Scotland need a 10 percent pay rise now

23 October 2018
Teachers in Scotland are set to take a step forwards in their battle for pay and decent education on Saturday.

Women strike for equal pay in Glasgow - and show the power of workers

23 October 2018
Thousands of striking women flooded Glasgow city centre this week demanding that bullying bosses pay up now.

Threat of more strikes defeats the lying health bosses in Bolton

19 October 2018
Hundreds of striking porters, cleaners and domestics in Bolton show the way to fight attacks on pay, NHS privatisation and outsourcing, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

16 October 2018
A key battle in the fight for women’s equality is about to take place in Glasgow. Workers across council services and schools are getting ready for a two-day walkout, reports Sarah Bates

College lecturers in Scotland throw out pay offer and should now prepare for action

02 October 2018
Further Education lecturers in Scotland have voted by 90 percent, on a 60 percent turnout, to reject management’s pay offer in an indicative ballot.

School and council workers are set for equal pay action in Glasgow

02 October 2018
Thousands of workers in Glasgow council are preparing for strikes over equal pay.

Colleges fight for funding - and strike over pay in south London

02 October 2018
UCU union members plan to protest on Wednesday 17 October during a week of action over further education funding.

Striking Camden traffic wardens say no waiting for pay justice

01 October 2018
The Unison union members in north London are taking the fight for higher pay to outsourcing giant NSL.

A pay campaign that can win

25 September 2018
UCU union members in 110 Universities and 147 colleges are being balloted over pay in England and Wales. The ballot was launched three weeks ago and closes on 19 October.

Unions at Glasgow city council set for battles over equal pay

19 September 2018
Low-paid women workers in Glasgow have dealt a blow to their bosses by delivering an overwhelming vote for strikes

Teachers launch fight for higher pay at London rally

18 September 2018
Over 70 people came to a pay rally for NEU union members in London on Thursday of last week.

Bold strikes mean cleaners are winning big

18 September 2018
Cleaners across London have got bosses running scared.

Glasgow workers get ready for strikes over equal pay

11 September 2018
Equal pay campaigners in Glasgow are getting ready to deliver a huge mandate for action when their strike ballot closes in the next week.

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