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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: December 2014

Unhappy Xmas iii – retired public servants’ pensions delayed

Prospect says new computer system is to blame for delays

What are the three biggest safety concerns for builders?

UCATT survey reveals the massive safety failings that construction workers continue to face

Waterloo cleaners back out on strike in New Year

Cleaners at Waterloo Station are to strike again in the New Year in their continuing dispute over racism. The RMT members, employed by Interserve, say there has been a “comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations” concerning the victimisation and dismissal of

Cabin crew earning £9,000 a year vote for strike over pay

Unite members angry at pay offer after Japan Airline posts profits of £1 bn

Post Office strike called off

CWU members suspend action after "productive" talks with managers

BREAKING: Xmas airport strike suspended

Employer makes improved offer to Unite members

EDF workers vote for strike action over pay

GMB and Unite members "insulted" by below inflation offer

Unhappy Xmas – 250,000 people set to spend second year on the dole

TUC says government should focus on providing long-term unemployed people with proper support to move back into work rather than blaming them for the unequal jobs recovery

Unhappy Xmas – 80,000 families have benefits stopped, says union

PCS says an estimated £20 million – £250 each on average – is being withheld from unemployed and disabled people this month

When ten days’ strike action is not enough …

Unite members working at the Defence Support Group warn of further action over pay