Nurses, refuse collectors, youth workers, teachers, lecturers and civil servants are being balloted.
By Alex Reynolds and Tim Nailsea FOOD DELIVERY couriers are one of the worst-paid and most precarious sectors of the labour force. This sector has traditionally been ignored by the […]
By Rebecca Anderson THERE IS a real opportunity for coordinated strike action between two of Britain’s largest workforces: council workers, including school support staff, and hospital employees. If successful, it […]
GMB must press ahead with strike ballot.
Labour must support nationalisation under workers' control
By Jeremy Dewar, Unison rep, pc Another year, another pay cut. Or so it seems. As we go to press, Britain’s biggest local government union, Unison, is about to close […]
By a Unison schools convenor There are 1.3 million local government and school support workers – 78 per cent of them women. We are the housing officers, youth workers, social […]
By Mike Black WORKERS AT the factory that makes Humbug sweets are striking against their Scrooge employer. GMB members at the Tangerine Confectionery site in York are in dispute with […]
Unite and GMB members employed in highways, grounds and maintenance work will stage a 24 hour strike on Friday 9 August after rejecting a below-inflation pay rise. They will strike […]
By Andy Yorke GMB and UNITE officials called off the third Remploy strike scheduled for Monday 6 August, breaking the momentum of the struggle. The action was pulled at the […]