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The Socialist 10 March 2010

Fight the cuts, not union members

Fight the cuts, not union members

Don't let Unison democracy go up in smoke!


Young voters need real change


Michael Foot - the end of an era


Trades Council demo unites Brighton fightback

Riot cops attack peaceful Sussex students' protest

Police clear path for racist EDL thugs

Anti-war campaigner Joe Glenton gets nine months


Civil Servants Strike reports (updated)

Solid two-day civil service strike shows anger of PCS members


Hands off our NHS!


Palestine: 'The Wall Must Fall!'

Chile earthquake: Natural disaster, state catastrophe


Debate on women's oppression: Socialists propose solutions

Waltham Forest day of action: Socialists and trade unionists make a stand

Canvassing for support for socialists in Lewisham

Build solidarity with Sri Lankan Tamils

Solidarity with Yarl's Wood hunger strikers

National Shop Stewards Network: For undivided rank and file organisation

Justice for the Shrewsbury pickets


London Underground signals victory

Leeds university rally

CWU to put Royal Mail deal to ballot of members


Tower Block of Commons

 
 

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CWU to put Royal Mail deal to ballot of members

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced that it has reached a deal with Royal Mail over pay and working conditions but the issue of pensions remains outstanding.

After days of strike action last year, a pay rise of 6.9% over three years has been negotiated.

The working week has been reduced by one hour to 39 hours and the agreement promises to maintain at least 75% of workers on full-time hours with no forced move of any worker from full to part time, or the reverse.

The agreement is 80 pages long, however, so postal workers will be scrutinising it thoroughly before they vote in the ballot on whether to accept it.


In this issue

Fight the cuts, not union members

Don't let Unison democracy go up in smoke!


Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Young voters need real change


Socialist Party feature

Michael Foot - the end of an era


Socialist Party news and analysis

Trades Council demo unites Brighton fightback

Riot cops attack peaceful Sussex students' protest

Police clear path for racist EDL thugs

Anti-war campaigner Joe Glenton gets nine months


Civil servants strike

Civil Servants Strike reports (updated)

Solid two-day civil service strike shows anger of PCS members


Socialist Party NHS campaign

Hands off our NHS!


International socialist news and analysis

Palestine: 'The Wall Must Fall!'

Chile earthquake: Natural disaster, state catastrophe


Socialist Party campaigns

Debate on women's oppression: Socialists propose solutions

Waltham Forest day of action: Socialists and trade unionists make a stand

Canvassing for support for socialists in Lewisham

Build solidarity with Sri Lankan Tamils

Solidarity with Yarl's Wood hunger strikers

National Shop Stewards Network: For undivided rank and file organisation

Justice for the Shrewsbury pickets


Socialist Party workplace news

London Underground signals victory

Leeds university rally

CWU to put Royal Mail deal to ballot of members


Socialist Party review

Tower Block of Commons


 

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