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Outsourced Royal Parks workers strike and protest for pay equality

Outsourced Royal Parks workers strike and protest for pay equality A striker said, 'You can see the majority of us are black and minority ethnic. And the majority of the trustees are white. It doesn’t look good does it?'

New fights at the Royal Parks and at the DVLA + Facebook cleaners + Sage care home

New fights at the Royal Parks and at the DVLA + Facebook cleaners + Sage care home Outsourced cleaners working at a number of parks in central London protested at the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.

Strikers at ten colleges fight for pay and education

Strikers at ten colleges fight for pay and education College workers have had their pay cut by over 30 percent in real terms over the past decade

NHS workers reject pay award—now it’s time for strikes

NHS workers reject pay award—now it’s time for strikes Over 90 percent of nurses in the RCN union have said no to the government’s insulting 3 percent offer.

Make the most of lorry driver shortage to win big on pay

Make the most of lorry driver shortage to win big on pay Around 40 drivers working at Booker Retail Partners at its Thamesmead site in south east London have voted unanimously for strikes.

Hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk as Tories prepare to end furlough

Hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk as Tories prepare to end furlough The lives of around a million people are set to be thrown into chaos when the Tories close the furlough scheme at the end of the month.

Solid strikes carpet bosses at floor maker + reports round-up

24 August 2021
Workers at Polyflor, in Whitefield, Greater Manchester, have won a much improved pay offer after a series of strikes.

Vote for pay fight in the NHS and councils

24 August 2021
Workers across the public sector should unite against the Tories

‘Key worker’ would have to work a lifetime to earn a top chief executive’s pay award

19 August 2021
The average chief executive officer (CEO) of one of Britain’s top firms is paid £2.69 million.

Polyflor workers show they are no walk over

09 August 2021
Workers who make vinyl floorcoverings at the Polyflor company in Manchester were set to strike for two days on Wednesday and Thursday this week over pay.

Health workers rage at Tory pay insult outside Downing Street

30 July 2021
Around 200 health workers and their supporters joined a march to Downing Street on Friday to protest against the Tory pay insult.

NHS unions could ballot for strikes after pay insult

27 July 2021
Unions reacted furiously to the Tories’ measly 3 percent pay offer

Tories’ last minute pay offer is another insult to NHS workers

21 July 2021
The Tories wants to cut NHS workers pay. They rushed out a 3 percent pay offer to health workers in England on Wednesday after a day of shambles and chaos.

Beis workers strike to demand end to low pay at Whitehall department

21 July 2021
Outsourced workers at a government office in central London rounded off three days of strikes on Wednesday, in their latest battle for fair pay.

Revolt over BT deal that offers so little

12 July 2021
BT telecoms workers are furious after a deal between bosses and their CWU union officials was announced last week.

Health workers and campaigners take to streets against Tory attacks on NHS

03 July 2021
Health campaigners and NHS workers across Britain on Saturday joined forces to do battle for the NHS.

Back Sharon Graham in Unite vote, say workers

25 June 2021
Unite members speak to Isabel Ringrose on why backing Sharon Graham for Unite general secretary is linked to the fight for workplace organising

Onto the streets for the NHS on 3 July + Fighting for pay justice in Scotland

08 June 2021
Campaigners and health workers are set to come together on 3 July in ­protests that also celebrate the NHS’s 73 birthday.

Battles for NHS pay justice in Scotland and England

31 May 2021
Health workers in Scotland campaigning for a decent pay rise were set to march on the Edinburgh parliament this Saturday.

Council workers hit back in Norwich, Thurrock and Ealing

17 May 2021
Strikes by around 170 environmental workers in Norwich are set to begin on 26 May

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