Reports and Campaigns
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10 May 2007
PCS conference: PCS Annual Delegate Conference meets this week at a critical time. On the back of another successful one-day strike on 1 May, delegates will no doubt welcome...
4 April 2007
'Shock - child poverty increases' shouted the headlines last week. The figures are shocking; last year there were 200,000 more children living in poverty...
8 March 2007
Fighting low pay decades after the Equal Pay Act: TO MARK International Women's Day 2007 (8 March) the socialist carries below three articles by Socialist Party members on some key social issues facing women today...
25 January 2007
Job cuts, low pay, privatisation: PUBLIC AND Commercial Services union (PCS) members have voted for national industrial action across the civil service. 61,488 (61.3%) voted for strike action.
15 December 2006
300,000 PCS members vote in national ballot: THE PUBLIC and Commercial Services union (PCS) is balloting its 300,000 members for strike action against job cuts, low pay and deteriorating working conditions. The ballot starts on 2 January for action starting with a one-day national strike on 31 January. A two-week overtime ban will start on 1 February....
7 December 2006
THE DECISON by the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union to ballot its 300,000 members in the civil service and Non Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) for industrial action as part of its campaign against job cuts, low p...
26 October 2006
The NHS is under attack as never before. Hospitals and other trusts are finding themselves 'in deficit' and being forced to make cuts and declare redundancies....
7 September 2006
THE "ALL work and Low pay" report by the TUC and NUS says that students working during term time suffer a "detrimental impact on their studies". Over the last ten years the number of full time students with jobs has risen by 54%, writes Matthew Dobson.
10 August 2006
Swansea ISR members held a protest on 22 July against the brutal Israeli bombardment of Lebanon. In just over an hour we managed to speak to over 50 young people by going round where they hang out with the petition and leaflets.
20 July 2006
PRIMARK PAYS peanuts!" "BBC are misers!" "New park nursery - charges parents a fortune, pays workers a pittance". Young people around the country are adding managers, supervisors and well-known retail chains to ISR 'walls of shame' that name these Scrooge bosses, writes Ben Robinson, ISR national coordinator.
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