Reports and Campaigns
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8 May 2013
After lengthy discussions the trade unions Unison, GMB, Unite and Ucatt in Neath/Port Talbot council have announced an agreement which they claim will protect jobs while allowing the Labour council to make cuts due to the £21 million financial gap in its funding...
3 April 2013
We must stop them!
The axe is about to be wielded again and this time it is a huge one. 'Black April' will see a further round of savage austerity, which will alter the very fabric of life, writes Peter Taaffe
28 March 2013
45. Elections are one facet of the struggle against cuts. In the short term the most pressing issue is the campaign for a 24 hour general strike...
20 March 2013
As this copy of the Socialist hits the streets, 250,000 PCS members in the civil service will be walking out on their Budget Day strike against job losses, attacks on their terms and conditions and the continuing pay freeze - amounting to an average real pay cut of 16% since 2008...
13 March 2013
20 February 2013
After months of illegal shift patterns and being expected to work without breaks under a bullying management at my workplace (as previously reported in the Socialist), things are looking up, writes Hannah Parker.
30 January 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs has a new initiative aimed at the under-employed. The campaign is asking: Are you sick of your boss?
16 January 2013
Trade unions must offer a clear cross-community, anti-sectarian class alternative: Turmoil over the issue of the flying of the union flag has now continued across Northern Ireland for six weeks, writes Ciaran Mulholland , CWI Northern Ireland.
14 January 2013
An examination of their role in a number of key industrial battles in the past number of years shows how flawed is their method, both in winning support for their point of view but also the lack of understanding in the relationship between ad hoc unofficial union organisations from below...
23 October 2012
The London 20 October TUC demo was a great success. But there was a feeling among many workers that more decisive action is necessary to force the government to retreat, writes Peter Taaffe
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