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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: April 2015

Midwives and radiographers on strike over pay

Midwives and radiographers in Northern Ireland are today on strike over pay. Members of the RCM and SoR are taking action from 8am to midday today, followed by a week’s work-to-rule from tomorrow. It is the first time in its 134-year

Supreme Court rules bosses broke law when they ignored union

UCU welcomes ruling against University of Stirling

RMT hits back at “Gestapo” jibe as Peter Hendy is forced to apologise for calling services “shit”

Union says privatisation and profiteering, not staff, has wrecked train services

“Extreme” Tory cuts will hit low-paid families with children, warns TUC

IFS analysis also shows Tories will cut taxes for the better off

“Remember the dead, fight for the living” – UK unions mark International Workers Memorial Day

The theme of this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day is removing exposure to hazardous substances

Striking lecturers refuse to take part in redundancy process

UCU members at Dundee University take action over job losses

Legacy of the Tories: living standards suffer first five-year fall on record

TUC says extreme austerity plans risk killing off recovery

BREAKING: Scottish Power workers to ballot for strike action

GMB and Unite members angry over enforced changes to their working conditions

RMT members to ballot for strike at DLR

The RMT is to ballot its members at Docklands Light Railway in two separate disputes over pay and working conditions. Reps have been involved in extensive in talks with Keolis/Amey Docklands management regarding the 2015 pay review and other issues including

“If you care for the NHS, then vote for it” – Dave Prentis

“If you care for the NHS, then vote for it,” Dave Prentis told a packed Save Our NHS rally in Yorkshire at the weekend. The UNISON general secretary spoke at a packed Leeds Town Hall to an audience of trade unionists,