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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: November 2017

Hartlepool becomes latest council to sign UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

Council will move towards paying all staff the Living Wage

FBU warns of dangers of Cheshire fire cuts

Union says frontline cuts could prove fatal

GMB warns Kirklees kitchen cuts are a recipe for disaster

Union calls on parents and carers to defend predominantly female, low-paid workers

“Kent will turn into a car park” – PCS warns of post-Brexit chaos

Union warns staffing problems and a severe lack of planning shows the Home Office completely unprepared for Brexit

RMT members vote for Virgin West Coast strikes

RMT joins TSSA in taking action over pay inequality

Kingsmill drivers vote for pay strike

Unite approaches bosses for talks to resolve equal pay dispute

House prices forcing public services out of London, says UNISON report

Union calls on government to resolve the capital's housing crisis

TSSA members vote to strike on Virgin West Coast

Pay action is expected to take place over Christmas and the New Year

Windsor change – we deserve more bank holidays (not just for royal weddings), says TUC

Britain has fewer bank holidays than the rest of Europe

University boss breaks ranks on pensions as UCU members prepare to ballot for strike action

A university vice-chancellor has broken ranks on the eve of a strike ballot to warn changes to staff pensions would have “serious consequences”. In a blog, Professor Stuart Croft from the University of Warwick criticised the “conservative approach” adopted by