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What’s the big deal about subcos?

What’s the big deal about subcos?

Tim Lezard looks at what unions in the South West are doing to fight the privatisation of NHS jobs More »

HOPE not Hate researcher infiltrates US alt-right – last chance to help fund his film

HOPE not Hate researcher infiltrates US alt-right – last chance to help fund his film

Patrik Hermansson's astonishing undercover footage is a story that deserves to be told More »

Refugees, Trump and Twitter – Harry Leslie Smith in his own words

Refugees, Trump and Twitter – Harry Leslie Smith in his own words

Tim Lezard talks to the nonagenarian publishing sensation about his hopes for the future More »

UCU strike vote represents another defeat for the Tories’ anti-union laws

UCU strike vote represents another defeat for the Tories’ anti-union laws

UCU member Gregor Gall looks at the challenges facing the union's members in the wake of such a positive ballot result More »

 

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Government sided with bankers over bonuses, says TUC

O'Grady says Cameron should represent interests of electorate and economy rather than rich and powerful elite

BBC unions ballot for “Easter strike” over redundancies, bullying

BBC-wide vote for industrial action could disrupt Easter-time programme schedules

Civil servants teach Gove a lesson

PCS members at the Department of Education start work-to-rule

Guardian and Observer drops compulsory redundancies after union pressure

Newspapers agree any further job losses will be achieved by negotiation

NASUWT begins 5-day special needs strike

NASUWT members in Stoke on Trent begin strike over what union says is 'punitive' management imposed on special needs teachers

College lecturers strike over pay amid FE merger talks

Teachers at a key FE college in west of Scotland begin 'lengthy campaign' of action over pay which is set to disrupt 3-way college merger

Crossrail contractor in the dock over blacklisting

Frank Morris alleges he was sacked from Crossrail site last year for raising health and safety concerns. (Pictured: protest at Crossrail's Westbourne Park site, September 2012)

LondonMet – is the tide turning over union “witch hunt”?

UNISON and UCU branches believe suspension of 3 staff members is part of attack by university authorities after high-profile union campaign against privatisation

Unite brings food bank to Parliament to shame Cameron

Union says food banks are the product of a nasty ideology from a failed government

GMB welcomes British Gas move to create 1,000 jobs for young people

Union says move is also good for energy bills and the environment