Nurses, refuse collectors, youth workers, teachers, lecturers and civil servants are being balloted.
By Jeremy Dewar “A new deal for working people, a new social settlement for the UK” A LONDON TUC rally for the 18 June national demonstration heard speakers from a variety of disputes and strikes. Rail workers, teachers and lecturers, caterers and cleaners, civil servants were all represented. The eve-of-rally meeting, held at Congress House […]
Despite all the start-and-stop action, setbacks and limited victories, it is doubtless the case that there is a growing militant mood amongst refuse workers, which Sharon Graham’s new leadership and its organising drive on the bins has built on.
Refuse workers employed by Urbaser at Welwyn Garden City have shown the way to deal with bullying bosses.
Unite’s organising drive across the industry is spilling over into other unions, inspiring refuse workers in the GMB in particular to join the struggle.
HGV drivers striking against Coventry City Council since 31 January remain determined as ever, while the city’s Labour councillors continue strike-breaking tactics.
Editorial May 2022, No. 393
Caterpillar workers at two sites in Northern Ireland have just completed four days of strike action, 11-15 April, with more planned.
Instead of waiting for the leaders, rank and file activists and reps need to make the start.
The fight at Chep is an example of how attacks on the cost of living are eroding workers’ pay.