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New offer at Heathrow postpones strikes

New offer at Heathrow postpones strikes Strikes at Heathrow Airport Limited that were due to start on 2 April have been postponed as workers are balloted over an offer on pay and conditions.

Scotland’s NHS workers deserve more than a 4 percent pay rise

Scotland’s NHS workers deserve more than a 4 percent pay rise The battle for greater NHS pay will require building for serious action now, argues Yuri Prasad

Health workers join ‘slow clap’ to protest over Tory pay insult

Health workers join ‘slow clap’ to protest over Tory pay insult Health workers and their supporters showed their anger at the Tories 1 percent pay offer on Thursday by slow clapping in disgust.

Nurse Karen Reissmann fined £10,000 under Tory laws for protesting over pay insult

Nurse Karen Reissmann fined £10,000 under Tory laws for protesting over pay insult Manchester police have fined a nurse £10,000 for organising a protest against low pay in the NHS

40 days and 40 nights of strikes planned + Scaffolders fight + Local government pay + Royal Berks NHS

40 days and 40 nights of strikes planned + Scaffolders fight + Local government pay + Royal Berks NHS Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School in south London are planning 40 days of strikes from 16 March.

NHS battles in Birmingham, Cumberland and Blackburn 

NHS battles in Birmingham, Cumberland and Blackburn  Porters, cleaners, switchboard and catering workers at Cumberland infirmary are poised to take action over unsocial hours payments.

Turn up heat on bosses to win British Gas strike

07 February 2021
Over 7,000 British Gas strikers took their 15th day of strikes this year on Sunday.

DHL strike—‘We won’t be treated like something on the bottom of a shoe’

04 February 2021
DHL workers in Liverpool are continuing their strikes for better pay and an end to a bullying management culture.

Scunthorpe scaffolders build strike for pay justice

25 January 2021
Around 50 scaffolders began a 48-hour strike over pay on Monday at British Steel’s Scunthorpe plant in Lincolnshire.

DHL workers deliver solid strike in Liverpool

20 January 2021
DHL delivery workers in Liverpool began a 48-hour walkout on Thursday as they launched a series of strikes over pay and victimisation.

Turn anger over NHS pay into effective action

18 January 2021
It’s urgent that the heath unions step up campaigning to win a pay rise for all NHS workers.

‘We are going to win,’ say Sage care home strikers

15 January 2021
A group of mainly migrant workers at a north London care home are fighting for higher pay. 

Sunak savages workers as Tories signal new austerity assaults

25 November 2020
Although it is just the beginning, it is a clear signal that the Tories want working class people to bail out a system in crisis.

Fight Rishi Sunak’s pay attack on workers in public sector

24 November 2020
Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce a fresh public sector pay cap this week as part of new budget plans.

Tories play divide and rule to push through public sector pay freeze

20 November 2020
The Tories are preparing their latest attack on public sector workers. 

Tories cannot be trusted with Covid-19 vaccines

16 November 2020
The government’s repeated Covid-19 failures ¬undermine efforts to contain it—and mean we should not trust the Tories with the hopes for a new vaccine.

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce

20 October 2020
Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.

NHS pay protesters refuse to shelve their anger

12 September 2020
Health workers in towns and cities across Britain protested to demand a pay rise

NHS workers protest over pay insult

26 August 2020
Health workers rally against the Tory pay insult in towns and cities across Britain.

Protests to stuff Tories’ NHS pay insult

25 August 2020
Health workers across Britain planned a series of workplace rallies and demonstrations for pay justice this week.

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