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22 June 2011
Following the failure of ACAS arbitration talks on 16 June, Unite and Unison have announced further strike action to intensify the pressure on Southampton council.
15 June 2011
Over 1,000 council workers, striking Medirest cleaners and others marched through Southampton on 13 June in a powerful show of solidarity against vicious council cuts and the scandalous consequence of the private sector in the NHS
8 June 2011
Workers across the country are facing cuts. In Birmingham, not only are 7,000 council jobs under threat but the Con-Dem council wants to offshore the IT department to super-exploit workers in India...
23 May 2011
"No ifs, no buts, you can stick your Tory cuts", "Cut my pay, No way" were the angry chants of Southampton refuse workers today, out on strike against savage cuts to pay
9 March 2011
Medirest NHS cleaners returned to the picket line on 7 March for a three-day strike in their ongoing battle over unpaid wages and sick pay...
1 February 2011
A strike on 31 January, the third by Medirest cleaners at Southampton general hospital, was to provide a mass welcoming committee to members of the Trust board meeting
26 January 2011
For the second time, hundreds of Medirest cleaners at Southampton general hospital came out on strike on 19-21 January to fight for unpaid wages and sick pay. Some workers are owed £3,500...
24 January 2011
For the second time, hundreds of Medirest cleaners at Southampton General hospital came out on strike on 19-21 January to fight for unpaid wages and sick pay, writes Nick Chaffey
15 December 2010
After four years of waiting for nationally agreed terms and conditions to be paid by Bucks Healthcare and the Medirest/Compass group, Medirest workers at Amersham and Wycombe Hospitals have had enough and voted to take strike action...
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