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12 September 2017
It's 'pay-back' time! Coordinate the strikes.
The government has caved in. It has agreed to lift the 1% public sector pay cap from next year, reflecting the pressure the Tories are under.
6 September 2017
Schools return this week for a new academic year with the usual mix of emotions but with the prospect of budget cuts lingering in the background
6 September 2017
Argos workers, members of Unite the Union, have finished a three week period of strikes over issues around relocation and redundancies
30 August 2017
"I have experienced first-hand the insecurity of zero-hour contracts, low pay and abuse by the management, to both me and my fellow workmates"
9 August 2017
Talks are expected between NHS privateer Serco and striking Barts health workers as we go to press with the next strike set for 6am on 18 August
3 August 2017
Unite members at Barts NHS Trust, the Bank of England and BA cabin crew went on the march
26 July 2017
Serco strikers have led a magnificent fight so far
5 July 2017
Strike to smash the cap: A stark new report by the government's own advisors on public sector pay has shown that there was a 6% drop in average wages from 2005 to 2015
21 June 2017
If more confirmation was needed about how working class people are being left behind, then look no further than the latest evidence of falling living standards from the Office for National Statistics
3 May 2017
Restoring, defending and strengthening trade union rights - as the most effective way to fight for more secure employment and better wages - is a major theme of the programme
8 March 2017
I have read the Socialist paper occasionally over the years and chanced upon Socialist Party members selling it locally one weekend. In those 16 pages I found more sense, integrity and genuine class pride than in months of propaganda and spin from the mainstream media.
1 March 2017
GMB members at Spectrum for Arcadia in Leeds are on strike over pay
15 February 2017
Up to 15 Tesco stores in Ireland took strike action on Valentine's Day 14 February after members of the trade union Mandate, which represents more than 10,000 workers at the company, voted 78% in favour of a walkout over contract changes
18 January 2017
Unite members chanted "low pay, no way" and "pay rise, not lies" while getting support from passengers going in and out of the airport, including one who donated two boxes of chocolates!
11 January 2017
After gloating about the decline in strikes to record levels in 2015, just months later, the right-wing Tory press is frothing at the mouth as workers take action on the tube, railways and at airports.
14 December 2016
In the latest shocking revelations about online retail giant Amazon, accused of "intolerable working conditions," workers were apparently found sleeping in tents near its Glasgow depot.
7 December 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people are surviving and feeding themselves by using foodbanks in Britain today
30 November 2016
Worst decade for living standards since 1920s: Years of pay freezes, rises in living costs and benefit changes mean family incomes are growing more slowly now than during the immediate post-2008 crash.
23 November 2016
The fifth anniversary of the public sector pension strike allows an opportunity to reflect on the most significant and defining trade union struggle of the recent period.
16 November 2016
Feature about privatisation including: Casualisation in education, health service workers - a history of struggle and fighting trade unions - key to defending conditions.
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