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Round-up: GKN + Uber + UAL cleaners + GOSH + Royal Mail Llanelli

Round-up: GKN + Uber + UAL cleaners + GOSH + Royal Mail Llanelli Strikes at the GKN Automotive factory in Birmingham have been suspended. The workers were due to begin strikes on Monday against plans of parent company Melrose GKN to close the factory.

Stand with Paul Holmes + Glasgow protest + Uber strike

Stand with Paul Holmes + Glasgow protest + Uber strike Paul’s bosses at Kirklees council suspended him in November 2019.

Liverpool Pride + Royal Parks + Dpac protest + GKN + Weetabix

Liverpool Pride + Royal Parks + Dpac protest + GKN + Weetabix ‘Pride is not for profit,’ say Merseyside marchers

Royal Parks cleaners end strike with strong rally + round-up

Royal Parks cleaners end strike with strong rally + round-up Outsourced cleaners working at Royal Parks in central London protested alongside their supporters at Speakers’ Corner on Monday to round off a two-week strike.

Beis strikers in renewed battle with ISS outsourcer + three battles by cleaners

Beis strikers in renewed battle with ISS outsourcer + three battles by cleaners Outsourced workers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) in central London began a three day strike on Monday of this week.

Battle at Amazon Gateshead + More Woolwich ferry strikes + RLH + UVW + Usdaw at DHL

Battle at Amazon Gateshead + More Woolwich ferry strikes + RLH + UVW + Usdaw at DHL A battle has broken out at the construction of a new Amazon Warehouse in Gateshead.

Manchester and London bus strikes +Sage care + Chivas + Devonport + Brush electrical

26 April 2021
Around 400 bus workers at Go North West in Manchester are in the ninth week of an indefinite strike against fire and rehire.

A victory at La Retraite + Escalation at Openreach

22 March 2021
Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ school in south London celebrated after strikes forced bosses to concede better pay and conditions.

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

22 February 2021
Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School in south London are planning 40 days of strikes from 16 March.

DVLA moves to a ballot over coronavirus safety

15 February 2021
Workers at a dangerously overcrowded government office in Swansea were set to ballot for strikes from Thursday of this week.

‘We won’t roll over and take it,’ say Sage care home strikers in north London

06 February 2021
Sage care home workers in Golders Green, north London, staged lively picket lines on Saturday. 

Wilko sick pay cuts scandal + Universal Credit protests + Cleaners fight + Hospitals pay battle + Hackney education strikes

01 February 2021
High street giant Wilko is disgracefully planning to cut sick pay for tens of thousands of its workers.

University jobs battles + NEU victimisations fight + Heathrow resistance + New Sage action + Defend libraries + Manchester buses + Stobart crisp crunch coming

25 January 2021
More college and university workers are moving towards fights to stop job cuts. 

People Before Profit activists’ meeting plans action against Tories

25 January 2021
Over 500 people discussed how to take forward the “fight for safety, jobs and survival” at the People Before Profit (PBP) national activists’ meeting on Sunday 

‘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. 

NHS workers would strike + Sage action + BT ballot + Courts battle

12 January 2021
The majority of Scottish nurses are willing to strike due to being “burnt out and undervalued” and suffering from bullying during the coronavirus crisis.

NHS pay rise delayed + workers’ action round-up

05 January 2021
Health secretary Matt Hancock has outrageously announced that the promised pay rise for health workers has been “unfortunately delayed”.

Optare battle continues + Rolls-Royce resistance + Gosh success + Buses could stop + BT ballot

15 December 2020
Optare strike will go on into 2021 unless the bosses concede over pay

Turn out for Paul Holmes + Battling the outsourcers

16 November 2020
Members of the Unison union have just over a week left to return their votes in the general secretary election.

Sage cleaners back strike + BT Technology workers hold action vote

26 October 2020
Workers in the UVW union at a Service to the Aged (Sage) care home in north London have returned a 100 percent yes vote for strikes.

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