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15 July 2015
As people live longer, more and more are likely to need care services when they get older, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham Socialist Party.
8 July 2015
After over 3 months of all-out action, 117 hospital porters in Dundee have won higher pay, more jobs, and cash for lost income
1 July 2015
On the back of their shock general election win, the Tories think they are untouchable. In one borough in south-east London, they plan to outsource more than 90% of staff.
27 May 2015
As a 'blue collar factory worker' I won't be fooled by David Cameron's mantra that his new cabinet stands as the "real party for working people"
13 May 2015
Public sector workers will be at the sharp end of more austerity but also at the centre of the opposition against it, writes Rob Williams, National Shop Stewards Network.
22 April 2015
£30bn NHS funding shortfall: Like a tiny plaster over a gaping wound, promises to improve the NHS made by the establishment parties are worthless
15 April 2015
In 2012 Policy Exchange, the Tories favourite think tank, produced a paper - 'Local pay, local growth' - which argued that holding down public sector wages and pensions and bringing them into line with 'equivalent' jobs in the private sector would save £6.3 billion a year.
13 March 2015
Tens of thousands of workers have today united in a one-day public sector strike across Northern Ireland
11 March 2015
A Northern Ireland public sector general strike, organised by Nipsa and other trade unions, is taking place on 13 March in opposition to austerity
10 February 2015
The government plans to render PCS incapable of defending and representing its members, and to silence its opposition to cuts and privatisation, writes John McInally
28 January 2015
Despite efforts by Stormont politicians and many in the Northern Ireland media to vilify them, striking NI Water workers have won significant concessions from management
16 October 2014
POA general secretary Steve Gillan explains why secure hospital workers are striking on 24 October
15 October 2014
The socialist-led Public and Commercial Services civil servants' union is due to have an election for its general secretary. Bob Severn spoke to the current general secretary, Mark Serwotka, who is standing for re-election
15 October 2014
Britain needs a pay rise: How can we get it? When the TUC first organised their 'Britain Needs a Pay Rise' demonstration on 18 October, it is hard to believe that they saw it as an integral part of a campaign of co-ordinated strike action
8 October 2014
The October week of action is not before time: we have all suffered under a massive onslaught of job cuts and pay cuts since this Con-Dem government of the rich for the rich came to power
8 October 2014
Vice president of the PCS, John McInally, speaks about the 13-15 October strikes
26 September 2014
Build October strikes to move them further: It appears that the local government employers have made a set of new proposals in the pay dispute to the unions - Unison, Unite and the GMB, writes Build October strikes to move them further.
18 September 2014
Much of the social care system has been sold off to the private sector. Ann Parkes describes her desperate struggle to gain decent care for her husband
17 September 2014
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) met on 7-10 September off the back of the longest continuous decline in working class living standards in 100 years, writes Neil Cafferky.
3 September 2014
Health workers balloted to join 14 October public sector action: While NHS bosses hold secret meetings with private health companies looking to get their greasy hands on £1 billion worth of public money, NHS workers have seen their pay fall by 15% in real terms since 2010
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