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We are right to strike - let's escalate to win

08 July 2014
As workers walk out against Tory austerity Sadie Robinson says there is a mood to keep up the fight

'Our strike can make Tories pay' - 1.4 million to join 10 July walkout

01 July 2014
Join me on the picket lines, says kitchen assistant Wendy Harris

EDF energy workers show they have the power to take on the bosses

26 June 2014
Meter readers began picketing at energy giant EDF’s building in Bexley Heath, south east London, this morning, Thursday, as the Unite union stepped up selective action.

Glass workers in Gateshead are out to smash an insulting pay deal

20 June 2014
Striking workers at Tyneside Safety Glass marched through a Gateshead industrial estate today, Friday. Some 112 Unite union members have been on strike for better pay on Monday of this week.

Let's all strike for better pay on July 10

17 June 2014
Local government workers are up for a fight at the Unison union's conference, and civil service workers are protesting outside their workplaces

NHS worker says 'don’t miss opportunity for united strikes'

10 June 2014
Health workers staged a day of action to demand better pay around Britain on Thursday of last week.

A month to build mass strike on 10 July—and win a pay rise

03 June 2014
Public sector workers are fighting for a strike to hit the Tories hard on 10 July, reports?Raymie Kiernan

Why local government workers should vote Yes to strike

27 May 2014
From classroom assistants to social workers, and from gardeners to engineers, up to a million local government workers are voting on strikes over the next few weeks after employers awarded them a pay rise of just 1 percent. Socialist Worker explains why Unison and GMB union members should vote Yes

US fast food strikers stage mass sit-in at McDonald's shareholder event

23 May 2014
More than 2,000 fast food workers and their supporters joined a mass sit-in outside a McDonald’s corporate shareholders event in the US city of Chicago on Wednesday 21 May.

Would you like strikes with that? Interview with Fast Food Global activists

20 May 2014
They are among the poorest paid people in the US and many thought they could not be organised. But last week workers in the fast food industry hit back with a strike that reached 160 cities. Julie Sherry met activists in New York and discussed how their fight has changed their lives—and why it needs to spread to other workers

Tory lies on pay won’t wash as workers gear up for walkouts

22 April 2014
The Tories were gloating last week after figures appeared to suggest that workers are enjoying an above-inflation rise in wages.

Strike to save the NHS - workers' walkout could turn the tide against Tories

15 April 2014
Health workers in the Unison union have voted overwhelmingly for a ballot to strike over pay as Socialist Worker went to press.

Tories face strikes in NHS over pay ‘insult’

08 April 2014
The Unison union has threatened a year of unrest in the NHS after senior reps agreed to call a strike ballot over pay.

Living wage won at last at Kings College London

25 March 2014
Cleaners and other outsourced workers at King’s College London are finally to be paid the London Living Wage of £8.80. The university initially agreed to pay staff the living wage in November 2010.

Health staff could strike over Tories’ wage insult

18 March 2014
Nurses are furious at their effective pay cut after MPs got an automatic 11 percent raise, reports Judith Orr

Local government unions enter dispute with bosses - Let’s build the fight over pay

18 February 2014
Pressure is growing on trade unions to fight for real wage increases. The Tories talk of a “recovery”.

Council workers are fed up of 'peanuts' pay

04 February 2014
Local government workers across Britain joined protests for a decent pay rise on Tuesday of this week.

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