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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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