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22 February 2017

Leicester Unison no-cuts budget call

Leicester is a city dominated by Labour, with a Lib-Dem/Tory opposition group composed of just two councillors. However, like all other Labour councils up and down the country, they have been busy passing on Tory cuts with gusto (and crocodile tears).

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22 February 2017

30% of people on inadequate incomes in UK

19 million people in the UK - nearly 30% of the population - live below the 'minimum income standard' (MIS) and "are just about managing at best," according to a recent report by the poverty think-tank Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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22 February 2017

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including tube strikes and Show Culture Some Love.

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22 February 2017

Stop the student loan sell-off - scrap all fees

The Tories are once again trying to privatise student debt.

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22 February 2017

Argos fails to pay staff minimum wage - taxman cuts fine in half!

Retail giant Argos has recently been caught red-handed paying 37,000 workers less than the national minimum wage.

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15 February 2017

Vibrant Picturehouse pickets in continued living wage strike

Bectu members at four sites took simultaneous strike action

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15 February 2017

Solidarity with Tesco Ireland Valentine's Day strike

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

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8 February 2017

BA strike: "We're being paid well below what we should be"

Many cabin crew are coming straight off flights onto the picket line.

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8 February 2017

The Socialist Inbox

Letters to the Socialist's editors including Roger Bannister's retirement, Sri Lankan strikes and ambulance staff shortages.

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8 February 2017

Universal basic income - what do socialists say?

The idea of welfare benefits being replaced by a 'universal basic income' (UBI) has resurfaced in recent years - a welcome discussion because it raises the fundamental right of everyone to have an income that meets their basic needs. Exact proposals vary but they are all based on the idea of everyone in society receiving an unconditional, tax-free, regular payment, regardless of whether they are working or the composition of their household.

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8 February 2017

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including DWP closures, Picturehouse strike and Deliveroo walkout.

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1 February 2017

Fight for our health service!

Join the 4 March demo: We're seeing almost daily headlines announcing the NHS is in crisis.

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1 February 2017

Trade Union Act: Strategy needed to defeat anti-union laws and lead the fightback

John McInally looks at how the TUC reacted to the trade union laws and what comes next.

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1 February 2017

Newham council challenged over 1.8 million cut workers' pay

One Newham council worker could lose 6,000 and lose his home if the 1.8 million cut to workers' wages goes ahead. The all-Labour council, led by mayor Sir Robin Wales who earns 81,000 a year, had a whopping 161 million in general reserves in 2015-16.

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1 February 2017

End poverty pay now... Get organised!

Over Christmas I worked gruelling hours in the retail sector, sometimes up to seven hours without any breaks. I did not dare refuse or complain as I was on a four-hour contract and I knew that I'd be put at the bottom of the list if a shift came up at short notice.

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1 February 2017

Slave labour at Sports Direct

The news that two brothers were jailed at Nottingham Crown Court for trafficking vulnerable people to work at Sports Direct in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, will have shocked and angered many, writes Karen Seymour.

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25 January 2017

Incensed BA cabin crew strike and protest over pay

Despite freezing temperatures, striking British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew were out in big numbers at the start of their second set of strike days

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18 January 2017

Manchester: BA cabin crew pay strike

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!

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11 January 2017

Bosses earn average salary in under three days

'Fat Cat Wednesday' - take the wealth off the 1%: Top bosses had earnt more than the 28,200 median salary by around midday on 4 January - 'Fat Cat Wednesday'.

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11 January 2017

Strikes show workers' power

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.

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