Coming soon: a new look for union-news.co.uk

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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 »

 

Tag Archives: Austerity

Osborne’s austerity is causing misery for millions, says PCS, as public borrowing falls 0.25%

Union says Chancellor's strategy is failing to bring down the deficit

“It’s hurting, but it sure ain’t working” – TUC leader attacks Osborne on economy

Frances O'Grady accuses government of using austerity as an excuse to implement policies that no-one has voted for

Unite launches community branch in Portsmouth

Owen Jones to speak at first meeting tonight

“Oi George!” – union publishes Budget Plan B to save economy

Ahead of Wednesday's Budget, union says Osborne is bankrupt of ideas

“You’re a reverse Robin Hood,” Prentis taunts Cameron

UNISON general secretary leads attack on government for "stealing from the poor to give to the rich"

Union sees 400% rise in requests for financial requests as pay freeze hits members hard

Nurses, home care assistants, school cleaners and teaching assistants are amongst those struggling with rising fuel bills

TUC calls on Osborne to right Tory wrongs on manufacturing

Chancellor has chance to put right the damage caused by his predecessors and support British industry

Government’s austerity plan risks accelerating slide into economic stagnation, warns TUC

New report says recent fall in productivity could become a permanent feature of the UK economy