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22 February 2012
In Gateshead the Primary Care Trust (PCT) is threatening to end all children's in-patient services within the borough in cases where over 23 hours of care is needed, writes Elaine Brunskill.
28 September 2011
South Tyneside council has backed down on its demand to the Jarrow march (against umemployment) to pay over £2,500 to exercise the right to demonstrate. The Guardian has carried articles on this two days running
28 September 2011
As the final preparations are made for the Jarrow to London March for Jobs, starting on 1 October organisers face a massive threat to the right to protest
6 October 2010
Unscrupulous bosses at Tyneside Safety Glass (TSG) want to drive down the pay and conditions of the workforce - but the first week of solid strike action shows that TSG workers are determined to fight this...
22 September 2010
Shop steward Mark Robertson, spoke to Elaine Brunskill about the strike on 20 September at Tyneside Safety Glass, the biggest industrial glass manufacturer in the north of England, with around 150 workers...
22 January 2010
Despite the cold and rain, picket lines at both entrances of Hewlett Parkard (HP) in North Tyneside were well attended with over 45 pickets...
3 November 2009
Postal workers reported solid support for the strike across Southampton. At Bitterne the mood was particularly determined in the face of an ongoing dispute over drivers' hours that management want to reduce:...
11 February 2009
TO A packed meeting of over 150 people last week, the RMT's general secretary Bob Crow announced that Tyneside Metro workers are to be balloted for strike action over the threat to jobs, pensions and conditions posed by privatisation plans, writes Elaine Brunskill.
19 July 2007
Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party
5 July 2007
Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party
22 June 2006
North Tyneside: IN A draconian measure to 'improve services' (read 'cut costs') North Tyneside's New Labour council wants to hire private companies to, potentially, run all of its services...
14 March 2003
Leicester: ON 5 March, tens of thousands of students internationally went on strike and took to the streets in protest against the war...
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