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20 February 2013
On 17 February, the Committee for a Workers' International and Greenwich Socialist Party held a meeting to discuss the revolution in Nepal...
16 May 2012
Lessons in the fight against privatisation of public services: Two days of strike action led to negotiations on pay and conditions
9 May 2012
Strike action by Unite library workers in Greenwich, south London, has sent a clear message to Greenwich Leisure Limited against attacks on pay and conditions
2 May 2012
Over the last year more than 100 libraries have either been closed, are now run by volunteers or have been made into social enterprises, ie privatised...
27 April 2012
The first day of five days of strike action got off to a flying start in Greenwich today
22 February 2012
The Greenwich Unite 2050 branch, which represents many workers in south east London, has grown recently - not just in numbers of new recruits, but also qualitatively...
25 January 2012
Unite members in Greenwich, south London, were out in force for the second Saturday running on 21 January, fighting to stop the council privatising the library service, writes Onay Kasab, Greenwich Unite.
23 November 2011
Rock bottom: Northern Rock, the failed bank rescued by the previous Labour government, has been sold off on the cheap to Virgin Money by the Con-Dems...
13 October 2011
In light of recent figures on unemployment and child poverty, Greenwich Unite has slammed Greenwich council for failing to reconsider the decision to privatise and effectively kill off the Welfare Rights Service
28 September 2011
Unite union members from across Greenwich took the fight against the cuts to the south London borough's council, writes Onay Kasab.
16 September 2011
"The appeals committee unanimously rejected your appeal". These were the words that ended my over 20 years of membership of Unison
14 September 2011
Greenwich: As we reported last week, Socialist Party member Onay Kasab (Kaz) has been expelled from Unison for allegedly encouraging Greenwich branch members to leave Unison and join Unite...
6 July 2011
No to McNulty: The annual meeting of rail union RMT has endorsed plans for a massive national campaign, including a cross-industry strike ballot if necessary, to resist any attempts by the government to roll out its McNulty Rail Review assault on Britain's railways...
1 May 2011
On 26th April Unite union members working for Greenwich council, south London, elected Socialist Party members Onay Kasab and Chris Slater into the positions of branch secretary and treasurer respectively. (An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist issue 669.)
10 March 2011
Disgracefully, Unison has now expelled Greenwich anti-cuts activist Onay Kasab from the union despite a recent employment tribunal ruling that he had been unjustifiably banned from holding union office
16 February 2011
On Saturday 12 February around 200 trade unionists, community campaigners and service users marched in Greenwich borough, south London, against the local council's brutal cuts package, writes Paul Callanan, Greenwich Save Our Services.
9 February 2011
9 February 2011
On Saturday 12 February workers and community campaigners will march against savage cuts being proposed by Greenwich council, writes Paul Callanan, Greenwich Socialist Party.
12 January 2011
On 6 January nearly 8,000 council workers employed by Greenwich received notices of dismissal. The council wants to sack its entire workforce, with no entitlement to redundancy pay, and offer new contracts...
14 October 2010
Labour controlled Greenwich council in south London has sent letters to 8,000 staff threatening mass sackings unless unions agree to pay cuts, writes Paul Callanan.
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