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More unions join the NHS pay revolt as fresh strikes are called

04 November 2014
Health workers across nine unions in England are set to strike for four hours on Monday 24 November.

More DSG action on cards

04 November 2014
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers struck on Thursday of last week at the Ministry of Defence bases at Colchester, Warminster and Bovington.

Ritzy in job losses U-turn

04 November 2014
Bosses at Picturehouse cinemas announced last week “there will be no redundancies at this time” at the Ritzy. The U-turn came less than a week after it said it planned to sack 34 workers at the south London cinema.

Ballot set for Post Office

04 November 2014
Some 2,000 Post Office workers are set to receive their strike ballot papers on Saturday of this week after pay talks broke down with bosses. 

NHS workers in Wales are set to strike for a pay rise

28 October 2014
A new strike date has been called—now workers want to see escalating action, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Reject pay proposal in local government

28 October 2014
Unison leaders face a serious kickback over their decision to call off a local government strike on 14 October.

Tens of thousands of workers join TUC march to demand a pay rise

21 October 2014
Working class people filled the streets of London last Saturday in a mass show of opposition to Tory austerity.

PCS members set to strike on 15 October

14 October 2014
Anger at years of pay freezes and attacks on the union is driving the civil service walkout, set to take place on Wednesday of this week.

Council workers set to strike across Scotland

14 October 2014
Some 80,000 public sector workers plan to strike across Scotland on Tuesday of next week. 

Fury as court blocks UCU college lecturers' walkout

14 October 2014
Also: UCU pulls Lambeth College ballot | solid strike at Barnsley College | Teachers vote on more strikes

Mass pickets show anger at the Tories as NHS workers strike over pay

13 October 2014
Up to 500,000 NHS workers in England struck out four hours today, Monday, in the first national health strike over pay for 32 years.

Up to half a million health workers set to join NHS pay walkout

07 October 2014
Next week’s health strike can be an outlet for wider anger at the Tories’ attacks, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Civil service workers prepare to strike on Wednesday 15 October

07 October 2014
Civil service workers in the PCS union plan to walk out on Wednesday of next week to demand a pay rise.

Strikes can beat poverty pay in local government

07 October 2014
Hundreds of thousands of local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland were set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

Strike back to beat Tory pay cuts

30 September 2014
A series of successful strikes by workers across different unions can boost confidence to take on the Tories—and counter pressure on union leaders to retreat, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Unison rejected poor pay proposal - Unite and GMB should too and build the strike

30 September 2014
Some 15 ballots of Unison union members in academy schools all backed strikes—and they will join the local government walkout on 14 October.

This is our chance to take on the Tories

23 September 2014
The mass movement that emerged around the fight for Scottish independence was driven by working class anger. This rage is not unique to Scotland. 

Ballot over pay for Defence Support Group workers

23 September 2014
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers in the Unite union began a national ballot on Friday of last week for strikes over pay. It is set to close on 3 October.

Unison calls for NHS strike across England on Monday 13 October

19 September 2014
Britain’s biggest health union today named Monday 13 October as the day for England’s first NHS strike over pay in 32 years.

NHS workers vote to strike

18 September 2014
Health workers in the Unison union have voted to strike against attacks on their pay.

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